The branch of medicine dealing with tumors and the science concerned with blood and the blood-forming tissues.
Illinois Cancer Care physician Dr. Paul A. S. Fishkin comes to Mason District Hospital the first Monday of the month to see patients in the West Medical Building, for and appointment call 309-243-3000. www.illinoiscancercare.com
Dr. Paul A. S. Fishkin attended Creighton University for his undergraduate degree and doctorate in medicine. He completed an internship and a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma, and he pursued his fellowship in hematology/oncology in San Francisco at Letterman Army Medical Center. He teaches at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Areas of specialty within his practice: hematology, internal medicine and medical oncology. He sees patients in all areas but maintains a special interest in lung and thoracic malignancies, genitor-urinary malignancies, lymphoma and myeloma and general hematology.