We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Xenia, OH.

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Dr. Wagih M Shehata, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Wagih Shehata is a radiation oncologist. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His clinical interests encompass cancer. Dr. Shehata is professionally affiliated with Dearborn County Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Kettering Health Network. He obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Cairo University. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, AARP, and Humana Bronze. Dr. Shehata has received the following distinction: FFR Fellow Royal College of Radiologists 1972 in Radiation Oncology England.. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Emily Vannorsdall is a hematologist and oncologist. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vannorsdall studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. E. Hale's specialty is radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Hale accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Louis Keiler's specialty is radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Keiler attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Douglas Einstein's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Einstein is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Einstein (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Russian. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Malek Safa, who practices in Kettering, OH and Xenia, OH, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Safa is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N Monroe Drive; Radiation Oncology Department
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Stella Ling is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Ling graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine.

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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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