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Dr. Silwan Silwan Chedid, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5810 Melinda Lane
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Solly Chedid is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Chedid attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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

Dr. Jorge Quesada, who practices in Houston, TX and Bellaire, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Quesada's clinical interests encompass sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), multiple myeloma, and melanoma. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma

Dr. Barry Stephen Siller, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
Medical Plaza 3; 915 Gessner, Suite 400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Barry Siller's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Siller is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

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

Dr. Amir Rasheed's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Rasheed attended medical school at Dow Medical College. He completed his residency training 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rasheed's office for an appointment.

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

Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
5030 Crenshaw Road; Suite 140
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Angela Lewis-Traylor is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Dr. Lewis-Traylor graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. She 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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Dr. Theodore Kuo-Chun Yang, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4000 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Yang is a radiation oncologist in The Woodlands, TX, Pasadena, TX, and Houston, TX. Dr. Yang's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Sahba Nadeem specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating 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. Dr. Nadeem is a graduate of Dow Medical College. Dr. Nadeem trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for her residency. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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

Dr. Mohamed Haq's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Haq studied medicine at Osmania Medical College. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
7620 Bellfort
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Hans Altinger works as a gynecologic oncologist. In his practice, Dr. Altinger focuses on cancer. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Altinger is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3326 Watters Road; Building A
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Quraishi is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. 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 Gold. Dr. Quraishi graduated from Osmania Medical College.

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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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