Dr. Carl Van Wey

Radiation Oncology
Castro Valley, CA
45 years experience

Locations

Office

Castro Valley, CA

Address

20126 Stanton Ave, # 101, Castro Valley, CA
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Specialties
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Radiation Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Van Wey
45 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: This is a short acting form of fentenyl similar in potency to imediate release morphine. Works best if used for "break-through" pain that is not reli ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Van Wey
45 years experience Radiation Oncology
About $3000: Medical oncology is for chemo; not radiation. 2 week course of palliative radiation is about $3000 and is almost always covered by insurance.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Van Wey
45 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: I'll defer to a medical oncologist regarding cost of chemo. Cost of radiation can very from about $3000 for a 2 week course for simple bone metastesi ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Van Wey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Van Wey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Graduated 1976MD
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