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Dr. Brian M Osgood, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 South East Blue Parkway
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Brian Osgood's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, platelet disorders, and throat cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Truman Medical Centers, Dr. Osgood attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Lee's Summit Medical Center, The University of Kansas Hospital, and Carondelet Health.

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All Interests: Urologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Louis Talley, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Robert Talley practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Lees Summit, MO and Independence, MO. On average, patients gave Dr. Talley a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Talley attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid)

All Interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry A Rosen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; #165
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Larry Rosen is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Rosen's clinical interests: cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosen average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosen accepts Coventry, TRICARE, CorVel, and more. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid) , chemotherapy

All Interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Aspiration, PET Scan, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaswinder Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
319 Nwrockwood Court
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Jaswinder Singh specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Singh include spinal cord tumor, lung cancer, and anemia. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Singh is a graduate of Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid)

All Interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Dr. Aruna Rokkam, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 165
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Aruna Rokkam works as an oncologist and hematologist in Independence, MO and Lees Summit, MO. The average patient rating for Dr. Rokkam is 4.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Rokkam is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Menorah Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College, she performed her residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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Relevant Interests: , intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid) , chemotherapy

All Interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Kyphoplasty, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Laminotomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael William Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
500 Ne State Rt 291
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Michael Smith's specialty is adult rheumatology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Smith obtained his medical school training at Saba University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 47
  • Charge (avg.): $120 - $294
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $73 - $137
Dr. James Sanford McIntosh, MD
Specializes in Urology
2000 Southeast Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. James McIntosh is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Dr. McIntosh's clinical interests encompass robotic pyeloplasty. Dr. McIntosh's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. Dr. McIntosh is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. McIntosh studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. For Dr. McIntosh's residency, Dr. McIntosh trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Partial Nephrectomy, Robotic Radical Nephrectomy, Robotic Pyeloplasty, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $280
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $106

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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.

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