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Dr. Richard Scott Lawson, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1448 East Common Street
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. R. Lawson is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Lawson graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology, Seton Healthcare Family, and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Alexander S Zweibach, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1448 East Common
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Alexander Zweibach is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Zweibach has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at Cooper University Hospital for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Sreedevi Daggubati, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1448 East Common
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Sreedevi Daggubati's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in San Antonio, TX, New Braunfels, TX, and Seguin, TX. Dr. Daggubati takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing her residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Dr. Daggubati attended medical school at Guntur Medical College. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Abram Trevino, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1448 Common Street
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Abram Trevino is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in New Braunfels, TX. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Trevino is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Methodist Health System, Dr. Trevino attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Basel Dabas, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2020 Sundance Parkway; Suite A1
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Basel Dabas sees patients in San Antonio, TX, Live Oak, TX, and Seguin, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Dabas average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dabas is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Dabas is affiliated with Methodist Health System.

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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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