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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
367 Hospital Drive
Jackson, TN
 

Dr. Moon Fenton is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Fenton accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
367 Hospital Drive
Jackson, TN
 

Dr. Gang Tian sees patients in Memphis, TN and Jackson, TN. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Tian takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Peking Union Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is professionally affiliated with Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson.

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Dr. Bradley Grant Somer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
367 Hospital Drive
Jackson, TN
 

Dr. Bradley Somer is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Memphis, TN and Jackson, TN. Dr. Somer is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Patient ratings for Dr. Somer average 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Somer honors.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
367 Hospital Drive
Jackson, TN
 

Dr. Arun Rao's areas of specialization are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Rao is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, Humana HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Mumbai and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
322 Hospital Boulevard
Jackson, TN
 

Dr. Junfeng Wang specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Memphis, TN and Jackson, TN. Dr. Wang obtained his medical school training at West China University, Sichuan Medical College and performed his residency at Greenwich Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson.

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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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