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 specializes in radiation oncology. He honors Child Health Plus, Coventry, Family Health Plus, and more. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Shah performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He is conversant in Gujarati. Dr. Shah's 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 is a Jamestown, NY physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Woman's Christian Association Hospital. Dr. Ibabao graduated from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Ibabao's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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

Dr. Michael Duff specializes in radiation oncology. He honors Coventry, Family Health Plus, Coventry Bronze, and more. Dr. Duff graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then he performed his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He is professionally 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 is a specialist in radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tong is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

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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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