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Oncology services

Find hope and healing with oncology services at M. Zafar, MD, SC, serving Central Illinois with offices in Streator and Flanagan. Guided by the expertise of Dr. Muhammad Zafar, MD, the practice provides compassionate, comprehensive cancer care that focuses on both treatment and patient comfort. Begin your journey toward recovery by scheduling an appointment at M. Zafar, MD, SC, today.

Oncology Q & A

What is oncology?

Oncology is the branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing cancer. At M. Zafar, MD, SC, Dr. Zafar offers expert oncology services, employing the latest advancements in cancer care to provide the best recommendations and outcomes for his patients.

How can I benefit from oncology care?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a challenging experience. However cancer therapies have never been more effective, and the survival rate for all-cause cancers continues to increase. 

Dr. Zafar provides care for a broad spectrum of cancers. This includes breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, and blood cancers, among others. He utilizes a comprehensive, individualized approach, tailoring each patient's treatment plan to their specific condition and needs.

What can I expect during an oncology consultation?

An oncology consultation at M. Zafar, MD, SC, involves a thorough review of the patient's medical history and current health status.

Dr. Zafar discusses the diagnosis and potential treatment options in detail, answering any questions you may have. The consultation is designed to empower patients with knowledge and understanding of their condition.

What oncology treatments are available?

Oncology treatments at (and referrals from) M. Zafar, MD, SC, include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and hormonal therapy. Dr. Zafar's approach is evidence-based, utilizing treatments that have been proven to be effective in treating specific types of cancer.

If you need specialized care at a facility or with another oncological specialist, Dr. Zafar can refer you and coordinate your care.

How am I supported throughout my cancer journey?

Dr. Zafar believes in treating the whole patient, not just the disease. He provides emotional support alongside medical treatment, ensuring patients feel heard, respected, and cared for. He remains a consistent source of guidance, from diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship.

Depending upon your unique diagnosis, he can also recommend holistic therapies to ensure you feel fully supported.

Begin your journey towards healing with Oncology services at M. Zafar, MD, SC, in Central Illinois, with offices in Streator and Flanagan. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Zafar today by calling us at 815-796-4436.