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Dr. Cynthia K Evans, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2580 Haymaker Road; Suite 404
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Cynthia Evans sees patients in Monroeville, PA, Butler, PA, and Indiana, PA. Her medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and performed her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Evans honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Horizon.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Oxford Drive; Suite 102 (oha)
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. John Lech is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Natrona Heights, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Monroeville, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lech attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2580 Haymaker Road; Suite 106
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Venus Hadeed's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. After attending the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Conemaugh Health System, St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Hadeed is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Hadeed is affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Dr. Rajesh Sehgal, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Oxford Drive; Suite 102
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Rajesh Sehgal practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Monroeville, PA. He is affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Dr. Sehgal is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Government Medical College, Amritsar. Dr. Sehgal (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology
400 Oxford Drive; Suite 102
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Dhaval Mehta is a specialist in medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). He works in Monroeville, PA. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehta is a graduate of B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad and a graduate of Long Island Jewish Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Mehta (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Oxford Drive; Suite 102
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. John Morcos sees patients in Greensburg, PA, Mount Pleasant, PA, and Monroeville, PA. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Morcos's hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morcos takes. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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Dr. Hyoung Dal Kim, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Oxford Drive; Suite 102
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Hyoung Kim is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Greensburg, PA, Irwin, PA, and Mount Pleasant, PA. Dr. Kim is professionally affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Before completing his residency at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, New York, Dr. Kim attended medical school at Seoul National University College of Medicine. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim takes.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1500 5th Avenue; D Level Mansfield Building
Mckeesport, PA
 

Dr. Kevin Kane is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC McKeesport. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Kane attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Dr. Jason M Bierenbaum, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
1500 Fifth Avenue; Mansfield Building
Mckeesport, PA
 

Dr. Jason Bierenbaum is a medical oncologist. Dr. Bierenbaum honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Eastern Virginia Medical School and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Mercy.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2580 Haymaker Road; Suite 404
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Jason Thomas is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Thomas graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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