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Dr. Molly Alexander Brewer, MS, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
540 Saybrook Road; Suite 160
Middletown, CT
 

Dr. Molly Brewer specializes in gynecologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Brewer's areas of expertise include gynecologic cancer and gynecologic surgery. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Brewer's professional affiliations include UConn Health, Middlesex Hospital, and Hartford Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Chia-Chi Wang, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
520 Saybrook Road; S100
Middletown, CT
 

Dr. Chia-Chi Wang works as a general surgeon, cancer surgeon, and colon and rectal surgeon. She has a special interest in colorectal surgery procedures and breast surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital. Dr. Wang is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. She studied medicine at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Breast Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Marie Malon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
520 Saybrook Road; Suite S100
Middletown, CT
 

Dr. Andrea Malon's areas of specialization are general surgery, vascular surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery); she sees patients in Middletown, CT and Madison, CT. Dr. Malon has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of clinical interest consist of colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, and breast issues. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Malon is affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Peter Starratt Romeyn, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
520 Saybrook Road; Suite S100
Middletown, CT
 

Dr. Peter Romeyn works as a general surgeon, vascular surgeon, and cancer surgeon in Middletown, CT, Westbrook, CT, and Old Saybrook, CT. These areas are among his clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures and laparoscopic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital. Before performing his residency at Maine Medical Center, Dr. Romeyn attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Acid Reflux

Dr. Jonathan D Blancaflor, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
400 Saybrook Road; Suite 110
Middletown, CT
 

Dr. Jonathan Blancaflor is a general surgeon, cancer surgeon, and colon and rectal surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Blancaflor include colorectal surgery procedures and laparoscopic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Blancaflor's medical residency was performed at Hospital of Saint Raphael and New Britain General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Acid Reflux, Hemorrhoid ... (Read more)

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.
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