We found 4 oncologists who accept Humana Open Access near Princeton, MN.

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. She attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Teoh's areas of expertise include the following: minimally invasive surgery, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Teoh honors. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; and "Best Doctors for Women. Dr. Teoh's 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 practices gynecologic oncology in Nw Andover, MN, Ne Blaine, MN, and North Brooklyn Park, MN. Areas of expertise for Dr. Argenta include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Argenta completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Argenta include: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor"; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors. Dr. Argenta's professional 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)

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

Dr. Boris Winterhoff is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Maple Grove, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Nw Andover, MN. Dr. Winterhoff attended Christian-Albrecht’s-University of Kiel Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. These areas are among his clinical interests: ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star"; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition. Dr. Winterhoff is conversant in German. His professional affiliations include Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center.

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

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
919 Northland Drive
Princeton, MN
 

Dr. Rahel Ghebre's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. Dr. Ghebre has received the distinction of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, the University of Minnesota Health (M Health), and Regions Hospital.

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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.