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We found 4 oncologists who accept Coventry Silver $10 Copay OAHMO near Jamestown, NY.

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Dr. Dhiren K Shah, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
117 Foote Avenue; Suite 100
Jamestown, NY
 

Dr. Dhiren Shah's specialty is radiation oncology. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Shah performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He honors Child Health Plus, Coventry, and Family Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. His professional affiliations include Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), and Sisters of Charity Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
21 Porter Avenue
Jamestown, NY
 

Dr. Jairus Ibabao's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Jamestown, NY. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ibabao honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Woman's Christian Association Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Duff, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
117 Foote Avenue
Jamestown, NY
 

Dr. Michael Duff's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Duff studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency training at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He honors Coventry, Family Health Plus, and Coventry Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital, and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
117 Foote Avenue
Jamestown, NY
 

Dr. William Tong's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Tong is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tong takes.

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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.