We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Xenia, OH.

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

Dr. Wagih Shehata is a radiation oncology specialist. He graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Shehata completed residency programs at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Cairo University. Humana HMO, AARP, and Humana Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shehata accepts. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include FFR Fellow Royal College of Radiologists and Radiation Oncology England.. He speaks Arabic. Dr. Shehata is professionally affiliated with Dearborn County Hospital and Kettering Health Network. He has a closed panel.

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

Dr. Emily Vannorsdall is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vannorsdall honors. She attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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

Dr. E. Hale practices radiation oncology in Kettering, OH and Xenia, OH. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hale honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Louis Keiler's specialty is radiation oncology. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Keiler 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's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Safa accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Douglas Einstein is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Englewood, OH, Kettering, OH, and Xenia, OH. Dr. Einstein is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Einstein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Russian.

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

Dr. Stella Ling is a radiation oncologist in Xenia, OH. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is a graduate of 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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