We found 4 oncologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Princeton, MN.

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Dr. Deanna G.K. Koon Teoh, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
919 Northland Drive
Princeton, MN
 

Dr. Deanna Teoh, who practices in Nw Andover, MN, Ne Blaine, MN, and North Brooklyn Park, MN, is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Teoh attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Teoh include minimally invasive surgery, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Her distinctions include: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star". Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Southdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Clinical Trials, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Alexander Argenta, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
919 Northland Drive
Princeton, MN
 

Dr. Peter Argenta specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Nw Andover, MN, Ne Blaine, MN, and North Brooklyn Park, MN. Dr. Argenta attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Argenta has received include Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor"; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fairview Ridges Hospital, Fairview Lakes Medical Center, and Fairview Southdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
919 Northland Drive
Princeton, MN
 

Dr. Rahel Ghebre's specialty is gynecologic oncology. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ghebre studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Ghebre has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors. She is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, the University of Minnesota Health (M Health), and Regions Hospital.

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Dr. Boris Jan Nils Winterhoff, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
919 Northland Drive
Princeton, MN
 

Dr. Boris Winterhoff is a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Winterhoff is conversant in German. His areas of expertise include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Winterhoff attended Christian-Albrecht's-University of Kiel Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Winterhoff takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star"; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition.

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine ... (Read more)

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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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