We found 6 oncologists who accept Blue Advantage near Cleveland, TX.

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Dr. Murtaza Najmuddin Bhuriwala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
213 South College
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Murtaza Bhuriwala sees patients in Kingwood, TX, Houston, TX, and Tomball, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Bhuriwala's areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at Grace Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Bhuriwala (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Samer Said Suki, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
213 South College
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Samer Suki is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Suki (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French. He has a special interest in cancer, breast issues, and general care. Dr. Suki is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Suki trained at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Suki honors.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, General Care, Breast Issues, Blood Disorders

Dr. Pierre N Khoury, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
203 N College Avenue; Suite 200-1
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Pierre Khoury's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Khoury include cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Khoury takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Saint Joseph University of Beirut. For his residency, Dr. Khoury trained at North Shore Medical Center. Dr. Khoury is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Mary Kurtz Crow, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
213 South College
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Mary Crow's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. She practices in Kingwood, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Tomball, TX. These areas are among Dr. Crow's clinical interests: breast cancer and blood disorders. She is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Crow completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

Dr. Gregory Todd Seymour, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
213 South College
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Seymour is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Seymour (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer, intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid), and anemia. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Seymour's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Seymour is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Sickle Cell Disease, Cancer, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Anemia, Pain ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
213 South College
Cleveland, TX
 

Dr. Anirudha Dasgupta's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Houston, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Tomball, TX. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dasgupta honors. Dr. Dasgupta is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, Houston Northwest Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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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.