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We found 4 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Granbury, TX.

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Dr. Jessica Hals, DO
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
303 W Pearl Street
Granbury, TX
 

Dr. Jessica Hals' areas of specialization are adult oncology and medical oncology; she sees patients in Weatherford, TX, Granbury, TX, and Lake Worth, TX. Dr. Hals's hospital/clinic affiliations include Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, and Texas Oncology. She studied medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Ann-Margaret Margaret Ochs, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
303 W Pearl Street
Granbury, TX
 

Dr. Ann-Margaret Ochs is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She works in Granbury, TX, Stephenville, TX, and Weatherford, TX. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Ochs trained at Scott and White Healthcare for her residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Oncology. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Nichole Schrock Bartosh, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1308 E. Paluxy Road
Granbury, TX
 

Dr. Nicole Bartosh works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bartosh trained at Scott and White Healthcare for her residency. Her clinical interests include leukemia. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Bartosh's professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Leukemia, Cancer

Dr. David Michael Dspain, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
303 West Pearl Street
Grandbury, TX
 

Dr. David D'spain is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. D'spain graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Scott and White Healthcare. He is affiliated with Texas Health Resources, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Oncology.

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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.