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We found 7 oncologists who accept Cigna FocusIn EPO near Waxahachie, TX.

Dr. Douglas Wayne Orr, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 160
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Orr is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Orr has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Maria Isabel Juarez-Perez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2400 North I-35e
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Maria Juarez is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Her clinical interests include cancer, breast issues, and cancer genetics. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Juarez is in-network for 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 the University of Navarra School of Medicine and a graduate of VA Medical Center's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Juarez speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Solid Tumor, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Cancer Genetics

Dr. Mammo Amare, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 160
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Mammo Amare is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Amare is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Srinivasu Rao Moparty, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 160
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Srinivasu Moparty is an adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) specialist. 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. Dr. Moparty is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Binu S Nair, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2400 North I-35e
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Binu Nair is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, rectal cancer, and lung cancer. Dr. Nair is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Nair graduated from Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). Dr. Nair (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Malayalam.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Maryada Srinivas Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2400 North I-35e
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Maryada Reddy is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reddy takes. He is a graduate of Kurnool Medical College. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Dr. Harman Preet Kaur, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2400 N I 35
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Harman Kaur practices adult oncology and medical oncology. She honors several insurance carriers, including Cigna FocusIn, Cigna Gold, and Cigna Silver. Dr. Kaur is open to new patients. She attended Lady Hardinge Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Erie County Medical Center.

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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.