We found 6 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Platinum POS near Easton, PA.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1600 Riverside Circle
Easton, PA
 

Dr. Sheikh Ali is a hematologist and adult oncologist in Easton, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1600 Riverside Circle
Easton, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Giangiulto is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare POS, and Aetna.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
3101 Emrick Boulevard; Suite 310
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Sukamal Saha is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Saha takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3735 Nazareth Road; Suite 102
Easton, PA
 

Dr. Bibi Khoyratty is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Khoyratty is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1600 Riverside Circle
Easton, PA
 

Dr. David Andolino practices radiation oncology. Dr. Andolino graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1600 Riverside Circle
Easton, PA
 

Dr. Yacoub Faroun's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Faroun is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Faroun is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty 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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