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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Feldman's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Feldman attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Platelet Disorders, Tumor, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Julie Monroe works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Monroe accepts. Before performing her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Monroe attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. Dr. Monroe (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and French. Her professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Monroe's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Weissler specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include coagulation disorders. Dr. Weissler takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Weissler speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Weissler's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Coagulation Disorders

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2100
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Delong Liu is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Liu's professional affiliations include Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liu takes. After completing medical school at Henan Medical University, he performed his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Liu (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Jarett Feldman practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Feldman accepts. Dr. Feldman is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2750s
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Michael Fanucchi sees patients in Hawthorne, NY. His medical specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. Amerigroup, Fidelis, and Elderplan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fanucchi takes. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2100
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Karen Seiter practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Seiter studied medicine at New York Medical College. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Seiter (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. Dr. Seiter is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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