We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Xenia, OH.

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Dr. Wagih M Shehata, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Wagih Shehata's specialty is radiation oncology. He is conversant in Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shehata include cancer. Dr. Shehata is affiliated with Dearborn County Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Kettering Health Network. He obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Cairo University. He is in-network for Humana HMO, AARP, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shehata has received the distinction of FFR Fellow Royal College of Radiologists 1972 in Radiation Oncology England.. Dr. Shehata is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Louis Keiler's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Keiler accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. E. Hale, who practices in Kettering, OH and Xenia, OH, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hale is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1141 N. Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Emily Vannorsdall's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; she sees patients in Xenia, OH and Kettering, OH. Dr. Vannorsdall accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 N Monroe Drive; Radiation Oncology Department
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Stella Ling's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ling studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Malek Safa's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Safa is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1141 North Monroe Drive
Xenia, OH
 

Dr. Douglas Einstein practices radiation oncology in Englewood, OH, Kettering, OH, and Xenia, OH. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Einstein honors. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Einstein is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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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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