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Specializes in Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)
208 Ave Ponce De Leon # 715; Parada 37
San Juan, PR
(787) 771-7933

Dr. Pablo Mojica-Manosa is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Mojica-Manosa takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
735 Ave Ponce De Leon; Ste 408
San Juan, PR
(787) 763-1788

Dr. Luis Acaba is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended Central University of the East School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at San Juan Municipal Hospital.

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Specializes in Oncology (Cancer Care)
1785 Carr 21; Suite 95
San Juan, PR
(787) 774-5555

Dr. Hernando Ortiz's specialty is oncology (cancer care). He attended medical school at the University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine and the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
Ave. Ponce De Leon #735; Hosp. Auxilio Mutuo, Centro De Cancer
Hato Rey, PR
(787) 758-2000

Dr. Luis Santos works as a gynecologic oncologist. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Santos speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

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Specializes in Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, Pediatric Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Urb Las Cumbres; 497 Emiliano Pol
San Juan, PR
(787) 256-3222

Dr. Jorge Vidal is a pediatric radiology, radiation oncology, and vascular & interventional radiology specialist in San Juan, PR. Dr. Vidal honors Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
Apto #5004; Jardines Del Parque, Escorial
Carolina, PR
(787) 671-6167

Dr. Liza Paulo Malave specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Carolina, PR. Dr. Paulo Malave takes Medicare insurance. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
431 Ave Ponce De Leon; National Plaza Suite701
San Juan, PR
(787) 754-3227

Dr. Juan Espiet practices adult hematology and adult oncology in San Juan, PR. Dr. Espiet is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology

Dr. Jose Marques is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
735 Ave Ponce De Leon; Ste 408
San Juan, PR
(787) 763-1788

Dr. Jorge Perdomo specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
117 A #4 Roberto Clemente Ave; URB Villa Carolina
Carolina, PR
(787) 762-0700

Dr. Luis Lopez-Ruyol specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Carolina, PR. Dr. Lopez-Ruyol accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)
431 Ponce De Leon Ave; Suite 328
San Juan, PR
(787) 281-3838

Dr. Reynold Lopez's medical specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Lopez attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Isaac Gonzalez Martinez Hospital Centro Medico Area; Radioterapia Basement
Rio Piedras, PR
(787) 754-0315

Dr. Carlos Chevere is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Chevere studied medicine at Ponce School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Isaac Gonzalez Martinez Hospital Centro Medico Area; Radioterapia Basement
Rio Piedras, PR
(787) 754-0315

Dr. Julio Diaz's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
431 Ave Ponce De Leon; Nacional Plaza Suite 900
San Juan, PR
(787) 751-2277

Dr. Alberto Lopez-Enriquez is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Lopez-Enriquez takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
Ave Ponce De Leon 735; Cond. Torre Auxillio Mutuo, Ste 416
San Juan, PR
(787) 751-0373

Dr. Benigno Varela Fernandez's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in San Juan, PR. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology
Hematologia Y Oncologia RCM; Sotano Hospital Universitario Centro Medico
Rio Piedras, PR
(787) 754-0101

Dr. Eileen Pacheco is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Pacheco takes Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico 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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