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Dr. Carmen J Allegra has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Carmen J Allegra has the following 16 expertise
- DNA Damage
- Breast Cancer
- Cancerous Tumor
- Rectal Cancer
- Metastatic Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
- Stomach Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
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39 Years Experience
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979
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More about Dr. Carmen J Allegra
Carmen J. Allegra, M.D., is a board certified medical oncologist with expertise in the study and treatment of colorectal cancer. He is the Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology as well as the Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Research for the Department of Medicine and University of Florida Shands Cancer Center. He is also co-director of the Foundation Research Program at the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).
Locations & DirectionsUF HEALTH SHANDS CHILDREN HOSPITAL, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
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