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Dr. Mario R. Velasco Jr., medical oncologist, joined Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois in February 2001. Dr. Velasco primarily sees patients at our main office at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur, but also sees patients at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Velasco received his M.D. degree from the University of Santo Tomas Medical School, Manila, Philippines, in 1992. He completed a clinical internship at Medical Center Manila, Philippines, where he received “Outstanding Intern” awards in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Velasco completed his residency in Categorical Internal Medicine with the Seton Hall University Program at St. Elizabeth Hospital, New Jersey, in 1998, and went on to complete a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.


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