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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4102 Woodlawn Avenue; Suite 210
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Irfan Jawed is a pain doctor, hematologist, and oncologist. He is especially interested in chemotherapy and bone marrow aspiration. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Jawed is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Jawed trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Chemotherapy

Dr. Jorge R Quesada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11476 Space Ctr Boulevard; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Quesada is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Quesada is conversant in Spanish. He has a special interest in sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), multiple myeloma, and melanoma. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma

Dr. Sahba Q Qadeer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3801 Vista Road; Suite 380
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Sahba Nadeem works as an adult hematologist and oncologist. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Nadeem attended medical school at Dow Medical College. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nadeem is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Surgical Oncology
3343 Fairview Street
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Angela Lewis-Traylor, who practices in Pasadena, TX, is a medical specialist in emergency medicine and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Lewis-Traylor is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3326 Watters Road; Building A
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Quraishi specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology and practices in Pasadena, TX. Dr. Quraishi is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3301 Plainview; Suite 1d
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Haq's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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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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