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

Dr. Jessica Hals' areas of specialization are adult oncology and medical oncology. She is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hals is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Lake Granbury Medical Center, and Texas Health Azle. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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 is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Bartosh is especially interested in leukemia. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Lake Granbury Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bartosh's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Leukemia, Cancer

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

Dr. Henry Xiong is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Xiong's clinical interests include leukemia and gastrointestinal cancer. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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. Xiong studied medicine at Shanghai Medical University. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese. His professional affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Fort Worth. His practice is open to new patients.

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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's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Page performed his residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He 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. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Page is professionally affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. David D'spain's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Resources, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Lake Granbury Medical Center. Dr. D'spain is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Scott and White Healthcare.

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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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