- 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.
We found 5 oncologists near Shelby, NC.
Dr. Forrest Thompson practices adult oncology and medical oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Thompson include cancer. He is affiliated with CaroMont Regional Medical Center - Main Campus and Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland. Dr. Thompson takes Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and performed his residency at Greenville Health System.
Clinical interests: Cancer
Dr. Obiageli Ogbata's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Her areas of expertise include breast cancer and head and neck cancer. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Ogbata is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences and a graduate of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy, Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville, and Carolinas Medical Center-University.
Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer
Dr. Helen Maddux's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She offers interpreting services for her patients. In her practice, Dr. Maddux focuses on external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). She is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland. She studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Maddux completed her residency training at Nationwide Children's Hospital and North Carolina Memorial Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.
Clinical interests: External Beam Radiation Therapy
Dr. David Graham's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Graham's clinical interests: bladder cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and kidney cancer. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Graham obtained his medical school training at Mayo Medical School and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System.
Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung ... (Read more)