We found 5 oncologists who accept BlueCare All Copay 1565 near Davenport, FL.

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Dr. Syed Waseemuddin Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
40124 Us Highway; 27 Suite 203
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed's area of specialization is medical oncology. His professional affiliations include Winter Haven Women's Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Ahmed is a graduate of Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) and a graduate of Ohio Valley Medical Center's residency program.

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Dr. Susan Ross, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
2243 North Boulevard W
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Susan Ross works as an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist. She attended medical school at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Ross trained at Washington Hospital Center and Harbor Hospital, Baltimore for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. She is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Jaydev H Avashia, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
40107 Hwy 27 North
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Jaydev Avashia is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Lake Wales, FL and Davenport, FL. Dr. Avashia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at Medical College Baroda, he performed his residency at Christ Hospital. He is affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Wasif Riaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
40107 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Wasif Riaz specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Riaz is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He attended Nishtar Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
40107 Hwy 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Randy Heysek, who practices in Davenport, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Heysek studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.
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