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We found 3 oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Shawano, WI.

Dr. Vijay Chaudhary, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Vijay Chaudhary's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Chaudhary's clinical interests include cancer. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Dakota. Dr. Chaudhary (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Edgard Atef Badine, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Edgard Badine practices adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests encompass cancer. Dr. Badine is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences. His residency was performed at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Badine (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and French. Dr. Badine is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Jasleen Kaur Randhawa, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Jasleen Randhawa specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Randhawa attended medical school at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. In her practice, she is particularly interested in cancer. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Randhawa (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Randhawa is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

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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.