We found 9 radiation oncologists who accept Coventry Bronze Ded Only HSA Eligible Carelink HMO near Miami, FL.

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Dr. Janet Le Nguyen-Sperry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Janet Nguyen-Sperry practices radiation oncology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nguyen-Sperry is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Nguyen-Sperry trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Her professional affiliations include Miami VA Healthcare System and Broward Health.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
8881 Nw 18th Terrace
Doral, FL
 

Dr. David Huang is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Huang is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Huang attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jean-Philippe Austin is a radiation oncology specialist. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. 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. Dr. Austin is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2001 W 68th Street
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Arguelles practices radiation oncology. Dr. Arguelles 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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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
8881 Nw 18th Terrace
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Oscar Tercilla is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
78 S.w. 13th Avenue; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Iglesias, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Iglesias accepts.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
78 Sw 13th Avenue; Suite 201
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Raul Ravelo's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ravelo honors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1100 Nw 95th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Vincent Patone specializes in radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
78 Sw 13th Avenue; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jaime Lozano is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Lozano honors 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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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.
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