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Dr. John Hess, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Hess is affiliated with Harborview Medical Center. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. John Hess has the following 14 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 5 board certifications.
Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
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