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Dr. Oscar Raul Signori, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
4900 Mercury Drive; Suite 100
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Oscar Signori is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and geriatrician. Dr. Signori's areas of expertise include leukemia, hodgkin's lymphoma, and non-hodgkin's lymphoma. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center, Dr. Signori attended National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Signori's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , chemotherapy

All Interests: Tumor, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
7105 Allen Road
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Feroze Momin sees patients in Allen Park, MI, Lake Orion, MI, and Southgate, MI. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He has indicated that his clinical interests include leukemia, breast cancer, and lymphoma. Dr. Momin is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at B.J. Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Momin (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Clinical Interests: Leukemia, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $250
  • Medicare Cost: $148
Dr. Renu Manthan Pandit, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4900 Mercury Drive; Suite 100
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Renu Pandit is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pandit include leukemia, hodgkin's lymphoma, and chemotherapy. Dr. Pandit takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Pandit attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Her professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , chemotherapy

All Interests: Tumor, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
861 Monroe Street
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Parvez Khan's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Dearborn, MI and Canton, MI. Dr. Khan has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan attended King George Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $150 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $79 - $148
Dr. Syed Mohsin Mohsin Ali Jafri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6742 Park Avenue
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Syed Jafri works as a cardiologist in Allen Park, MI. Dr. Jafri (or staff) speaks Urdu. These areas are among his clinical interests: atrial fibrillation, mitral stenosis, and women's heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. After attending Osmania Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Buffalo General Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. Dr. Jafri has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , chemotherapy

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Chattahi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
22060 Beech Street
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Chattahi's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Chattahi's areas of expertise include the following: orthostatic hypotension, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Chattahi attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chattahi takes.

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Relevant Interests: , chemotherapy

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Tahir Ibrahim Mohamed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6050 Greenfield; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Tahir Mohamed's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mohamed accepts. After attending the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Mohamed completed his residency training at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Mohamed is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4700 Greenfield Road
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Imad Alazem is an adult rheumatologist in Dearborn, MI. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Alazem is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Alazem speaks Arabic.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $448
  • Medicare Cost: $148

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What is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is the use of powerful medicines to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. There are over 100 anti-cancer drugs available today. These medications may be used alone, in combination with each other, or with alternative forms of treatment, like radiation therapy and surgery. The choice of drug and method of administration are determined by the type of disease and the patient's overall health. Some common ways chemotherapy may be given are:

  • Intravenously, where the medication is given through a needle inserted into your vein. This is the most frequently used method of chemotherapy administration.
  • By mouth, in tablet, capsule, or liquid form. Not all anti-cancer drugs can be taken this way because they can be destroyed by stomach acids, or the body cannot absorb them through the lining of the stomach and intestines.
  • By injection, which uses a needle and syringe to administer chemotherapy either subcutaneously or intramuscularly. Subcutaneous injections go just under the skin, while intramuscular injections go through the skin and into the muscle. Methotrexate, a medication widely used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and many types of cancer, can be given intramuscularly and subcutaneously.
  • Intra-arterially, where the drugs are given directly into the artery that supplies blood to the tumor. Intra-arterial chemotherapy is most often used for liver cancer.
  • Intrathecally, where the medication is delivered into the spinal fluid. This type of chemotherapy is used to treat cancers that have spread to the brain or spinal cord.
  • Intrapleurally, where anti-cancer drugs are administered into the space between the lung’s outer surface and the inner lining of the chest cavity. Patients with lung cancer may receive this type of chemotherapy.
  • Intravesically, where the medicine is given through a tube that is inserted into the bladder. Intravesical chemotherapy only affects the cells lining the inside of the bladder, so it is often used to treat early-stage bladder cancer.
In the process of killing abnormal cells, chemotherapy drugs can also harm healthy cells. This is why many patients who receive anti-cancer drug treatments experience side effects like fatigue, nausea, hair loss, pain while swallowing, mouth sores, shortness of breath, weight changes, and fertility issues. Keeping track of side effects you experience, along with details like how often they occur or how severe they are, can help your doctor better customize your chemotherapy regimen.

Chemotherapy is a powerful treatment for cancer and some autoimmune disorders, but it may not be able to eliminate the diseases at their advanced stages. Even if this is the case, your doctor may still include it in your treatment plan to help ease symptoms of your condition or prevent the disease from progressing.