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Recent Patient Comments
August 25, 2023
"I would hope that I wouldn't have to send somebody here because it is the cancer institute, however, if they needed it, I would most definitely say this is the place to go."
August 22, 2023
"He was very knowledgeable and spent time explaining my diagnosis and treatment. And he contacted the surgeon's office while I was there."
August 19, 2023
"I would recommend Dr Islam to everyone needing an oncologist. He is the best."
August 09, 2023
"Dr. Islam was recommended to me by several physicians, and I think he's very capable and smart but he often runs a battery of tests and doesn't explain why they are being run or what we are looking for. I can understand if he doesn't wish to worry me with the details or potential things that might arise, but I feel like I am being asked to blindly trust his judgement in these things and am not part of the process. He also doesn't have my blood work done until after my appointment which means when I meet with him (unless I insist they run the tests beforehand) he is reviewing blood tests that are typically 6 months old. He recently gave me a cancer diagnosis only after I told him that he had overlooked the results of a test he had run and he said, oh yes, well, then you have: (and he then said long name of a condition). I asked if that was cancer and he said yes. He said that there was no need for treatment and that I should just trust him that he is watching it. It doesn't particularly fill me with confidence in my care. [...]"
August 07, 2023
"There was productive cooperation"
July 26, 2023
"Physician helpful [...]"
July 19, 2023
July 14, 2023
"Dr. Islam is very concerned about my health, he's been like this since the first day I saw him."
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