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We found 9 oncologists near Poulsbo, WA.

Dr. Richard Heath Foxlee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
19917 7th Avenue; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Richard Foxlee is a radiation oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Foxlee takes Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and performed his residency at St. Mary's Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Allan Bidus, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1780 Nw Myhre Road; Suite 1220
Silverdale, WA
 

Dr. Michael Bidus' area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bidus include colposcopy, cancer surgery, and menorrhagia (heavy periods). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Bidus is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Colposcopy, Menstrual Disorders, Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sirisha Maddipoti Jain, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19500 10th Avenue Ne; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Sirisha Jain sees patients in Poulsbo, WA and Bremerton, WA. Her medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Jain include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and ovarian cancer. Dr. Jain is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona for residency. Dr. Jain honors Medicare insurance. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Blood Cancers, Ovarian Cancer, Brain Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
19917 Seventh Avenue; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. R. Hsi practices radiation oncology. Dr. Hsi's areas of expertise consist of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), prostate brachytherapy, and prostate cancer. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His hospital/clinic affiliations include CHI Franciscan Health and EvergreenHealth. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hsi's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Brachytherapy, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Berit Lyholm Madsen, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
19917 7th Avenue; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Berit Madsen is a radiation oncologist in Poulsbo, WA and Bainbridge Island, WA. She is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Before performing her residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Madsen attended Stanford University School of Medicine. She honors Medicare insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
19500 10th Avenue; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Ann Murphy specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Poulsbo, WA. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Murphy attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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Dr. Toni Kay Roberts, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19500 10th Avenue Ne; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Toni Roberts practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Poulsbo, WA and Bremerton, WA. Her areas of expertise include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. She attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Roberts trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington for her residency. She is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Roberts's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Blood Cancers, Thyroid Cancer, Immunotherapy, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Amyloidosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dennis M Willerford, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19500 10th Avenue Ne; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

Dr. Dennis Willerford's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Bremerton, WA and Poulsbo, WA. Dr. Willerford accepts Medicare insurance. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
19917 7th Avenue Ne; Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA
 

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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.