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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4102 Woodlawn Avenue; Suite 210
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Irfan Jawed practices pain medicine, adult hematology, and adult oncology. His clinical interests encompass chemotherapy and bone marrow aspiration. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jawed attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Jawed is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Chemotherapy

Dr. Jorge R Quesada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
11476 Space Ctr Boulevard; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Quesada's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Quesada's areas of expertise consist of sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), multiple myeloma, and melanoma. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Quesada speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC), and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
13111 E Freeway; Suite 108
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amir Rasheed sees patients in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Rasheed's education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Civil Hospital, Karachi and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, spinal cord tumor, and cancer surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rasheed's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Breast Biopsy, Brain Cancer, Lung Tumor Resection, Skin Cancer, Oral ... (Read more)

Dr. Sahba Q Nadeem, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3801 Vista Road; Suite 380
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Sahba Nadeem is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Nadeem attended Dow Medical College for medical school. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Surgical Oncology
3343 Fairview Street
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Angela Lewis-Traylor is a specialist in emergency medicine and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3301 Plainview; Suite 1d
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Haq's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Haq 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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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3326 Watters Road; Building A
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Quraishi works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Quraishi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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