We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Elizabethtown, KY.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; #105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Khuda Khan is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan graduated from Nishtar Medical College and then he performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Yusuf Deshmukh works as a hematologist and adult oncologist. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Rafiq Rahman specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Rahman attended medical school at Khyber Medical College. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1118 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Corazon Veza is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Ijaz Mahmood is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Elizabethtown, KY and Louisville, KY. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mahmood accepts. Dr. Mahmood graduated from King Edward Medical University.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1240 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Vaseem Moulana is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Andhra Medical College.

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Dr. Richard Broderick Seither, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
913 N Dixie Avenue
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Richard Seither is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Seither is affiliated with TriStar Health. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • Medical Oncologists specialize in the use of medications, especially chemotherapy, to kill cancer cells. In some areas, the term “medical oncologist” refers to the oncologist who is overall in charge of making decisions about a patient’s treatment.
  • Surgical Oncologists specialize in surgical treatments for cancer, such as biopsies (where small tissue samples are taken and examined), or surgical removal of tumors and surrounding tissue.
  • Radiation Oncologists specialize in the use of radiation (a kind of high powered x-ray) to kill cancer.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.