Dr. Della Howell

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Milton, KY
23 years experience

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Dr. Della Howell is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric hematologist / oncologist practicing in San Antonio, TX. She specializes in the care of young children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, blood disorders, rare cancers, and the long-term effects of cancer therapy.

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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Della Howell
23 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
It depends: On the location of the tumor. Most neuroblastoma cases occur in the abdomen. This surgery is often technically challenging because you have to "peel" ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Della Howell
23 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Unfortunately, almost any kind of tumor in the brain or elsewhere in the body is at risk for coming back. Some tumors are more likely to recur than ot ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Della Howell
23 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Your blood tests: The same blood tests that doctors run to check for anemia in a person can also give a clue as to the cause of anemia. With iron deficiency, red blood ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Howell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Howell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1998MD
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