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Specializes in Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)

208 Ave Ponce De Leon # 715; Parada 37
San Juan, PR
(787) 771-7933

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

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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, who practices in San Juan, PR, is a medical specialist in adult oncology and adult hematology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Acaba studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Acaba trained 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). Dr. Ortiz is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and the University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine.

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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

Clinical interests: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

Dr. Luis Santos practices gynecologic oncology in Hato Rey, PR. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Santos graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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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 specializes in vascular & interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and pediatric radiology. Dr. Vidal takes Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico 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 is an adult oncology and adult hematology specialist in San Juan, PR. He takes Medicare insurance.

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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 oncology and adult hematology and practices in Carolina, PR. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology

Dr. Jose Marques' specialties are adult oncology and adult hematology. He practices in Santurce, PR. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Marques 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. Carlos Chevere is a specialist in radiation oncology. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Chevere studied medicine at Ponce School of Medicine.

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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 is a San Juan, PR physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Lopez accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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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 is an adult oncology and adult hematology specialist in Carolina, PR. Dr. Lopez-Ruyol is in-network for 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. Dr. Diaz honors Medicare insurance.

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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 is an adult oncology and adult hematology specialist. He honors Medicare insurance.

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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 sees patients in San Juan, PR. His medical specialties are adult oncology and adult hematology. He is an in-network provider 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's areas of specialization are adult oncology and adult hematology; he sees patients in San Juan, PR. Dr. Lopez-Enriquez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. 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 an adult oncology and adult hematology specialist. She studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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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