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We found 5 radiation oncologists who accept Silver Choice HSA 3000 - 4 with IVF near Irving, TX.

Dr. Jessamy Anne Boyd, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Radiology
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Jessamy Boyd practices radiation oncology and nuclear radiology. Dr. Boyd is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Lake Pointe Medical Center, and Texas Oncology. She obtained her medical school training at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Anand Thanwar Shivnani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2001 N. Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 120
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Anand Shivnani works as a radiation oncologist in Dallas, TX, McKinney, TX, and Sherman, TX. His areas of expertise include stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Dr. Shivnani graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Shivnani completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Shivnani has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Barry Neal Wilcox, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 400
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Barry Wilcox's areas of specialization are radiation oncology and medical oncology; he sees patients in Dallas, TX and Irving, TX. Dr. Wilcox's areas of expertise consist of urologic (genitourinary) cancer, lung cancer, and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). 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. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and a graduate of Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Granger Ryan Scruggs, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 400
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Granger Scruggs is a specialist in radiation oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Scruggs include lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and endometrial cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. 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. Scruggs graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Scruggs completed a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Uterine Cancer, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Kimberly Stewart is a radiation oncologist. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Stewart studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.