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Temel, Jennifer S., MD

  • Clinical Director of Thoracic Oncology
  • Associate Director of the Dana Farber/Partners Cancer Care Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

617-724-4000

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Overview

Departments

Hematology/Oncology

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Symptom management and quality of life
Medical Education
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Board Certifications
  • Medical Oncology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Female

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News & Events

  • Palliative care improves quality of life in cancer patients receiving bone marrow transplants

    Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have shown that integrating palliative care into the treatment of patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation for cancers like leukemia and lymphoma can improve their quality of life, relieve symptoms associated with the procedure, and reduce depression and anxiety in patients while also benefiting their caregivers.

  • Palliative care

    MGH Hotline 08.27.10 Integrating palliative care early in the treatment of advanced lung cancer not only improved patients' mood and quality of life, but also extended their lives.

  • Lung cancer patients receiving palliative care had improved quality of life, extended survival

    Integrating palliative care early in the treatment of patients with advanced lung cancer not only improved their mood and quality of life, it also extended their lives.

  • The fight against lung cancer lights up

    MGH Hotline 12/5/08 Prudential Tower Hundreds of individuals supporting the fight against lung cancer joined special guests from the MGH, the Massachusetts chapter of the Lung Cancer Alliance, WCVB-TV's Heather Unruh, and state public health and public policy leaders for a touching candlelight vigil at the Prudential Center Courtyard Nov. 20.

Contact

Hematology/Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4000
Fax: 617-724-1135

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