We found 7 oncologists who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 with IVF near Texarkana, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5002 Cowhorn Creek Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Sunil Patel's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Patel attended medical school at Government Medical College, Surat. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5510 Cowhorn Creek Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Hai Tran is a Texarkana, TX physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Tran accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2600 Saint Michael Drive
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Jayendra Patel works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel takes.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2600 Saint Michael Drive
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Howard Morris is a specialist in radiation oncology. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Morris honors United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
511 W 11th Street
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Larry Mundy practices radiation oncology. Dr. Mundy takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5002 Cowhorn Creek Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Gary Engstrom is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Engstrom attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. The average patient rating for Dr. Engstrom is 1.0 stars out of 5. 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.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2604 St. Michael Drive; Suite 210
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Edward Eichler's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Texarkana, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The average patient rating for Dr. Eichler is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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.

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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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