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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1000 36th Street; Indian River Regional Cancer Center, Irmc
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Petersen's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Petersen honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School for residency.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1460 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Georgia Shapiro, who practices in Vero Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1460 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michaela Scott practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Vero Beach, FL. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Scott is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1460 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. William McGarry works as a hematologist and adult oncologist. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGarry accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3730 7th Terrace; Suite 101
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Raul Storey-Rojas' areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1460 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Frederick Weeks' areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Weeks is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1000 36th Street; Indian River Regional Cancer Center
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Byer's area of specialization is 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. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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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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