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We found 4 oncologists who accept Humana near Two Rivers, WI.

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Dr. David Carl Rohde, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5300 Memorial Drive
Two Rivers, WI
 

Dr. David Rohde's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Rohde is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

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Dr. Thomas J Saphner, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5300 Memorial Drive
Two Rivers, WI
 

Dr. Thomas Saphner practices adult oncology and medical oncology in Green Bay, WI and Two Rivers, WI. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saphner graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His residency was performed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2300 Western Avenue
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Lynn Baatz is an adult oncology and medical oncology specialist. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Baatz attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Dr. Andrew W Yetter, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5300 Memorial Drive
Two Rivers, WI
 

Dr. Andrew Yetter is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Two Rivers, WI and Sheboygan, WI. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Yetter's hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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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.