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Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD

Medical Oncology*
4.5 (19)
Map Pin Small Alexandria, LA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD

Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD is a Medical Oncologist in Alexandria, LA. Dr. McCanless, completed a fellowship at Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport. Dr. McCanless, completed a residency at Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport. Patients rated Dr. McCanless an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. McCanless works at Hematology Oncology Clinic at Rapides in Alexandria, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer, Bone Cancer and Thyroid Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. McCanless' Office Locations

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    Hematology Oncology Clinic at Rapides
    605 Medical Center Dr Ste B, Alexandria, LA 71301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 579-7032

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  • Rapides Regional Medical Center

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Bone Cancer
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Breast Cancer
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Anemia
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Breast Carcinoma
Carcinoid Syndrome
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Duodenal Cancer
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Kidney Cancer
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Male Breast Carcinoma
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Melanoma
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Myelodysplastic Syndromes
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Burkitt's Lymphoma
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Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cervical Cancer
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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Colon Cancer
Diffuse Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Ear Disorders
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Follicular Lymphoma Grade 2
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Hemochromatosis
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
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Jejunum Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukemia
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Lobular Carcinoma
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Lymphoma
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Lymphosarcoma
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
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Mantle Cell Lymphoma
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Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Pernicious Anemia
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Tumor
Pleura Cancer
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Refractory Anemia with Sideroblasts
Refractory Anemia without Sideroblasts
Reticulosarcoma
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Carcinoma
Schwannoma
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin C Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin SS Disease
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thymomas
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Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Vaginal Cancer
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
von Willebrand Disease
Vulvar Cancer
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cancer Screening
Oral Cancer Screening
Plasmapheresis
Skin Screenings
Thoracentesis
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    4.5
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    Specialties*
    • Medical Oncology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1013995646
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
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    Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McCanless is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. McCanless works at Hematology Oncology Clinic at Rapides in Alexandria, LA. View the full address on Dr. McCanless’s profile.

    Dr. McCanless has seen patients for Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer, Bone Cancer and Thyroid Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McCanless on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. McCanless. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McCanless.

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