- 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.
We found 3 oncologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Durham, NC.
Dr. Pretesh Patel's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer. His professional affiliations include Emory Clinic and Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Patel attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.
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Dr. Bradford Perez is a radiation oncologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez accepts. He attended Duke University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Perez is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Donette Vicente practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Optima Health, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vicente graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Boston Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Duke Medicine.