We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Boston, MA.

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Dr. Emma Morvant Morvant, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Oncology
450 Brookline Avenue; D2-016a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Emma Jones is a specialist in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine and pediatric oncology. Dr. Jones attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for residency. Dr. Jones's clinical interests include hospice (end-of-life care) and pain management. Dr. Jones takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Jones is professionally affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Jones is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management, Hospice

Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
330 Brookline Avenue; Kirstein Building, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. John Dalrymple's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Dalrymple has received include the University of Texas System TIME Initiative Health Professionalism Scholar; Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, UT Medical School - Houston; and Excellence in Teaching of Clinical Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Dalrymple (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Dalrymple is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He has an open panel.

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Dr. Karen D Wright, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
450 Brookline Avenue; Suite D-3150
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Karen Wright, who practices in Boston, MA, is a medical specialist in pediatric hematology and pediatric neuro-oncology. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for residency. In her practice, Dr. Wright focuses on brain tumor. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wright's hospital/clinic affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Clinical interests: Brain Tumor

Dr. Daniel T Ruan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Daniel Ruan works as a general surgeon and cancer surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Ruan include adrenal tumor. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Adrenal Tumor

Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
300 Technology Square; Fifth Floor
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. John Goldberg is a specialist in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldberg attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Goldberg completed a residency program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Children's Hospital Boston, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Goldberg is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Genetics
800 Washington Street; Floating Hospital, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Katia Meirelles works as a hematologist, genetics specialist, and oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Meirelles include genetic disorders. She is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. She trained at Children's Hospital Boston and Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Genetic Disorders

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
750 Washington Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Gregory Britt is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Boston, MA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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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.
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