Oncologists Tiffin OH

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Oncologists. You will find informative articles about Oncologists, including "What To Do About Benign Tumors of the Hand". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Tiffin, OH that can help answer your questions about Oncologists.

Renu Soni, MD
(419) 447-1115
439 W Market St
Tiffin, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1981

Data Provided By:
Saurubh Dause
(419) 448-3108
485 W Market St
Tiffin, OH
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Mercy Hospital of Tiffin

Kari Lynn Kendra, MD
(614) 293-7956
320 W 10th Ave B301A Starling-Loving Hall
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided By:
Hai S Park, MD
(216) 371-3181
14055 Cedar Rd
South Euclid, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1975

Data Provided By:
Nathan Allen Berger, MD
(216) 368-2825
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1966

Data Provided By:
Renu Soni
(419) 447-1115
Tiffin, OH
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Po Box 308

James Sanning
(419) 547-9500
509 W Mcpherson Hwy Ste A
Clyde, OH
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Saint Francis Healthcare Center

Robert Saml Wimmer, MD
(412) 502-3920
6780 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1972

Data Provided By:
Howard M Gross
(937) 832-8972
9000 N Main St
Dayton, OH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

Data Provided By:
Douglas Brian Flora, MD
(513) 558-3251
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1999

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

What To Do About Benign Tumors of the Hand

Benign tumors may not spread and cause death but they can create significant problems just the same. Tumors of the hand (the focus of this article) can wrap themselves around nerves, cut off blood supply, and cause fractures. Undiagnosed and untreated, they can invade surrounding soft tissues and eat away at the bone causing significant loss of motion, deformity, and disability.

Although benign tumors of the hand are fairly common, there are no large studies comparing one treatment to another. Therefore, today's modern treatment is largely based on the hand surgeon's experience and what little information can be gleaned from case studies published in medical journals.

That's why these two hand surgeons combined their knowledge and expertise in presenting an up-to-date review on benign tumors of the bone and soft tissues of the hand. They base their recommendations on studies that are available and on their own experiences. The authors point out the fact that many tumors in the hand are treated based on similar tumors in other parts of the body, not necessarily from experience or evidence with hand tumors.

Benign tumors under consideration can affect the bone (e.g., osteoid osteoma, cysts, giant cell tumors), cartilage (e.g., osteochondroma, enchondroma, periosteal chondroma, fibromas), fat/connective tissue (e.g., lipomas, giant cell tumor of tendon sheath), nerves (e.g., Schwannoma, neurofibroma), and blood vessels (e.g., glomus tumor).

The authors discuss each one of these benign tumors, their clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. The diagnosis is made when patients observe an odd lump under the skin or hard bump on the bone. Concern about what this might be brings them into see the doctor. Pain, swelling, and local tenderness are the most common symptoms (when symptoms are present).

X-rays or other diagnostic imaging tests (CT scan, MRI) and biopsy help make the diagnosis. Many times, it's quite obvious that the problem is a benign tumor of the hand so biopsy isn't necessary.

Conservative (nonoperative) care may be possible for some tumors. Aspirin for pain management seems to work well for osteoid osteomas (benign bone tumors). Radiofrequency ablation (a heat treatment) has been tried for other tumors of this type elsewhere in the body.

A few studies have been published with mixed results of radiofrequency ablation with hand tumors. The structures of the hand are so small, it's easy to damage the small bones of the hand, as well as the tiny nerves, and blood vessels.

But many tumors must be carefully removed, a procedure called surgical excision. If a large amount of bone is removed, bone replacement called grafting may be needed to fill in the hole. When the cartilage is involved, the surgeon does everything possible to preserve the joint surface.

If bone fracture has already occurred (and that's why the patient was diagnosed), treatment involves removing the tumor as well as healing t...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com