Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Texas
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • FirstCare
  • First Health

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

    A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
    These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.

  • Hematology

    A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
    Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

Ratings & Comments

11 ratings with 2 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Palestine Cancer Center when asked is excellent. Palestine Cancer Center has been reviewed by 11 patients. The rating is 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Palestine Cancer Center as provided by patient reviews is 10 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Palestine Cancer Center is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Baylor All Saints Medical Centers Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Baylor Regional Medical Center At Grapevine Grapevine, TX 76051
  • East Texas Medical Center Athens Athens, TX 75751
  • East Texas Medical Center-Crockett Crockett, TX 75835
  • East Texas Medical Center-Fairfield Fairfield, TX 75840
  • East Texas Medical Center-Jacksonville Jacksonville, TX 75766
  • East Texas Medical Center-Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • East Texas Medical Center-Pittsburg Pittsburg, TX 75686
  • East Texas Medical Center Quitman Quitman, TX 75783
  • East Texas Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital Tyler, TX 75701
  • East Texas Medical Center-Tyler Tyler, TX 75701
  • Harris Methodist H E B Bedford, TX 76022
  • Henderson Memorial Hospital Henderson, TX 75652
  • Las Palmas Medical Center El Paso, TX 79902
  • Mother Francis Hospital-Jacksonville Jacksonville, TX 75766
  • Mother Francis Hospital Tyler, TX 75701
  • North Hills Hospital North Richland Hills, TX 76180
  • Palastine Regional Medical Center - Rehabilitation Hospital Palestine, TX 75801
  • Palestine Regional Medical Center Palestine, TX 75801
  • Plaza Medical Center Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Providence Memorial Hospital El Paso, TX 79902
  • Seton Medical Center Austin, TX 78705
  • Sierra Medical Center El Paso, TX 79902
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Winnsboro Winnsboro, TX 75494
  • Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Tyler, TX 75701
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Palestine Cancer Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Palestine, TX.

  • Pinewoods Urology

    Group Practice

    Palestine, TX

  • First Med Choice

    Group Practice

    Palestine, TX

  • Ob./Gyn. Associates Of East Texa

    Group Practice

    Palestine, TX

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.