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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Sujal Shah practices adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Shah accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Rush Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Dr. Mindy S Bohrer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Sute 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mindy Bohrer is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bohrer is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Felix A Rodriguez-Pinero, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Felix Rodriguez-Pinero's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rodriguez-Pinero graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Rogelio Brito works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Brito has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Jacy Villa Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jacy Villa is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Villa is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Abraham Schwarzberg is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Talya Schwarzberg specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Schwarzberg accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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