We found 4 oncologists who accept Humana Premier near Buffalo, NY.

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Dr. Nikhil Ishwar Khushalani, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Inst; Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY

Dr. Nikhil Khushalani specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology and practices in Buffalo, NY. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Khushalani attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Khushalani trained at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY

Dr. Eyad Alhattab practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Alhattab (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is a graduate of the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alhattab takes.

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Dr. Anurag Kishor Singh, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Elm and Carlton Street
Buffalo, NY

Dr. Anurag Singh is a specialist in radiation oncology. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Singh trained at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology for residency. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Singh is affiliated with Kaleida Health.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Elm and Carlton Street
Buffalo, NY

Dr. Kelvin Lee is an adult oncology and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Lee is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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