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We found 19 oncologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Kettering, OH.

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Dr. Tarek. Mohamed Sabagh, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Tarek Sabagh specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is especially interested in breast cancer. Dr. Sabagh is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He studied medicine at Assiut University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Sabagh completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sabagh's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Ketan Sharad Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1382 E. Stroop Road
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Ketan Shah practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Shah focuses on cancer. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah honors. Dr. Shah attended medical school at New York Medical College and B.J. Medical College, Pune. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Yovanni. Casablanca, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2300 Miami Valley Drive; #260
Centerville, OH
 

Dr. Yovanni Casablanca is a gynecologic oncology specialist. Her clinical interests encompass cancer. Dr. Casablanca is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, she performed her residency at San Antonio Military Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Casablanca is professionally affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Gregory. Michael Rasp, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Hematology
3120 Governors Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Gregory Rasp is a specialist in radiation oncology and hematology (blood disorders). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass cancer. Dr. Rasp is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Kettering Health Network. Dr. Rasp takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Thomas Joseph Reid, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology
3535 Southern Boulevard
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Reid's areas of specialization are surgery and gynecologic oncology. Dr. Reid has indicated that his clinical interests include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and robotic surgery. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Reid's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Satheesh Kumar Kathula, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Satheesh Kathula specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in Kettering, OH, Centerville, OH, and Dayton, OH. Dr. Kathula has a special interest in cancer. His professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He obtained his medical school training at Siddhartha Medical College and performed his residency at Miami Valley Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Burhan. S Yanes, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Pl Boulevard
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Burhan. Yanes, who practices in Kettering, OH, Centerville, OH, and Dayton, OH, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Yanes's clinical interests include cancer. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Kettering Health Network. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Miami Valley Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. John J Haluschak, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. John Haluschak works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Dayton, OH and Greenville, OH. Patients rated Dr. Haluschak highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include cancer. His professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Haluschak attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Kettering Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Mark Daniel Romer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Mark Romer's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Romer's clinical interests encompass cancer. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati. Dr. Romer takes Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. James R Ouellette, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology
2300 Miami Valley Drive; Suite 350
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. James Ouellette's areas of specialization are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and medical oncology; he sees patients in Dayton, OH and Centerville, OH. Dr. Ouellette's areas of expertise consist of cancer and robotic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Dr. Ouellette honors Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Stuart A Merl, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3737 Southern Boulevard; #4200 Boonshoft Level E
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Stuart Merl is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Kettering, OH. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Merl has a special interest in cancer. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Merl accepts. He has an open panel. Dr. Merl attended Brown University, Alpert Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Mridula Puchalapalli Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Mridula Reddy is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. She is especially interested in cancer. She is affiliated with Atrium Medical Center, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Reddy honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Reddy attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Reddy completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Rebecca. J Paessun, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Hematology
3120 Governor's Place
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Rebecca. Paessun's specialties are radiation oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Paessun's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. In her practice, Dr. Paessun focuses on breast cancer. She honors Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Paessun has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Howard M Gross, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Howard Gross' medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. In Dr. Gross's practice, he is particularly interested in cancer. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Upper Valley Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Basel. S Yanes, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Sugar Camp Circle; Suite 200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Basel Yanes is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. In his practice, Dr. Yanes focuses on breast cancer. Dr. Yanes's professional affiliations include Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Before completing his residency at Miami Valley Hospital, Dr. Yanes attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Yanes accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Yanes's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. James H Sabiers, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3120 Governor's Place Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. James Sabiers practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Middletown, OH, Dayton, OH, and Centerville, OH. Dr. Sabiers has a special interest in cancer. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Kettering Health Network. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

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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.