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We found 6 oncologists who accept Humana Bronze near Mukwonago, WI.

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Dr. Kelli K Pettit, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. Kelli Pettit is a general surgery, vascular surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. In her practice, Dr. Pettit focuses on breast surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

Dr. James Curtis Jones, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. James Jones' area of specialization is radiation oncology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University and a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine. Dr. Jones is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Mohammad Ali Raza, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. M. Raza is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cancer. His professional affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Raza performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Christopher R Hake, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. Christopher Hake is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Hake is especially interested in cancer. He is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Wingate Foster Clapper, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. Wingate Clapper, who practices in Waukesha, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, and Mukwonago, WI, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Clapper attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Bambi R Weyers, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
 

Dr. Bambi Weyers sees patients in Waukesha, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, and Mukwonago, WI. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, she completed her residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Weyers is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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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.