We found 7 medical oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic near Weatherford, TX.

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Dr. Ann-Margaret Margaret Ochs, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
920 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Ann-Margaret Ochs, who practices in Granbury, TX, Stephenville, TX, and Weatherford, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at Scott and White Healthcare for her residency. Dr. Ochs is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Oncology. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Jessica Hals, DO
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
907 Foster Lane
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Jessica Hals works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hals is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, and Texas Oncology. Dr. Hals has an open panel.

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Dr. Robyn Ruble Young, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
920 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Robyn Young's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Young's practice, she is particularly interested in metastatic breast cancer. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Young is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Weatherford Regional Medical Center. Dr. Young is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Henry Q Xiong, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
920 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Henry Xiong practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Fort Worth, TX, Burleson, TX, and Weatherford, TX. He studied medicine at Shanghai Medical University. He is especially interested in leukemia and gastrointestinal cancer. On average, patients gave Dr. Xiong a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He speaks Chinese. Dr. Xiong is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Leukemia, Cancer

Dr. Ray Dean Page, PhD, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
920 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Ray Page specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Page takes. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Nichole Schrock Bartosh, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
920 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Nicole Bartosh, who practices in Granbury, TX, Fort Worth, TX, and Weatherford, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Bartosh's clinical interests include leukemia. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Bartosh has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Leukemia, Cancer

Dr. David Michael Dspain, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
907 Foster Lane
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. David D'spain is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Resources, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Oncology. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Scott and White Healthcare for residency. Dr. D'spain honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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