We found 4 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Marble Falls, TX.

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Dr. Joseph Dudley Iii Youman III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
703 Hwy. 281; Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Youman specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in Austin, TX and Marble Falls, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Youman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology and Seton Healthcare Family. He 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. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Youman has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Thomas Lee Aung, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
703 Us Highway; 281 Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Aung is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology and Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Aung trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency. Dr. Aung accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Moataz Nier El Ghamry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 W. Highway 71
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Moataz El-Ghamry's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. El-Ghamry is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. El-Ghamry completed a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. El-Ghamry's distinctions include: Fellow Award, American Brachytherapy Society Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy and Resident Travel Award, American Brachytherapy Society, 2005-2007. He speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Endometrial Cancer, Sarcoma, Intracavitary Brachytherapy

Dr. Prashanth Adapala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
810 W. Highway 71
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Prashanth Adapala is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Marble Falls, TX and Austin, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Adapala speaks Telugu. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and Osmania Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Adapala include: Texas Rising Stars, 2014, 2013; Austin Monthly Top Doctors; and Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Larynx Problems, Leukemia, Pelvic Problems, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Abnormal Bleeding, Kidney ... (Read more)

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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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