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We found 27 oncologists who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. Dennis James Costa, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Dennis Costa sees patients in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Carrollton, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Costa performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Costa is open to new patients.

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Dr. Enrique Angel Perez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Perez specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: bone marrow aspiration, leukapheresis, and vulvar cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Perez speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Leukapheresis, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Allan Hamstra, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology
1501 W. Royal Lane
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Hamstra is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Hamstra's areas of expertise include proton therapy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Hamstra trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Hamstra has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Proton Therapy

Dr. Gregory Allen Echt, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Radiology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Echt, who practices in Irving, TX, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology and nuclear radiology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in prostate cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Pine Creek Medical Center, and Medical Center of Lewisville. Dr. Echt graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) for residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Echt accepts. Dr. Echt welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Cancer

Dr. Charles Po-Yang Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4352 North Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Charles Lee practices radiation oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Lee attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Lee welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Anil Kumar Venkat Bhogaraju, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Anil Bhogaraju practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Lewisville, TX, Carrollton, TX, and Flower Mound, TX. Dr. Bhogaraju accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Nithya Palanisamy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
10 Medical Parkway; Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nithya Palanisamy practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Palanisamy include cancer and blood disorders. She is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. She is a graduate of Kasturba Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Palanisamy welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Andrew Kihyuk Lee, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1501 W. Royal Lane
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Lee is a specialist in radiation oncology. He has a special interest in proton therapy. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources and Texas Oncology. Dr. Lee takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Lee completed his residency training at Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Proton Therapy

Dr. Claudia Elizabeth Harsh, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14330 Midway Road; Suite 121
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Claudia Harsh is a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Harsh is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Bethesda North Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Hyungwook Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Michael Park specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Park's patients gave Dr. Park an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Park takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Park attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For Dr. Park's professional training, Dr. Park completed a residency program at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Park's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound.

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Dr. Revathi Angitapalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6750 N. Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 350
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Revathi Angitapalli, who practices in Arlington, TX and Irving, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Angitapalli attended Kurnool Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Angitapalli is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Lee Drinkard's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Drinkard is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Drinkard takes. Dr. Drinkard's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. James David Mackey, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 1
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. James Mackey works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Southlake, TX, Irving, TX, and Grapevine, TX. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mackey include bladder cancer, sinus cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Mackey is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Mackey takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Exam, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Tuoc Ngoc Dao, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
4352 North Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Tuoc Dao is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist. In her practice, Dr. Dao focuses on breast cancer surgery and breast cancer. Dr. Dao takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Dao (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Russian. Dr. Dao is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer

Dr. Gilberto Jimenez Justiniano, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Gilberto Jimenez specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Jimenez graduated from Ponce School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jimenez has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Jimenez is open to new patients.

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Dr. Kiran Reddy Kancharla, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Kiran Kancharla's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kancharla is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She is a graduate of Osmania Medical College and a graduate of Loyola University Hospital's residency program.

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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.