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Medical Marijuana


Medical Marijuana has been a hot topic in the news recently. As of 2/15/18, Medical Marijuana is available for medical purposes in Pennsylvania. For more information, please CLICK HERE to read the Patient Information Sheet.

Cancer Prevention


February is National Cancer Prevention Month, CLICK HERE to read Mona Patel, PA-C article about Cancer Prevention.

Causes and Treatment of Pain Associated with Cancer


CLICK HERE to learn more about Causes and Treatment of Pain Associated with Cancer, an article written by Dr. Mary Simmonds.

Cancer and Grief During the Holidays


Elizabeth Jones, CRNP, has provided several links with helpful information on how do deal with Cancer and Grief During the Holidays. CLICK HERE to read her article.

Santa Claus


Santa Claus is coming to AndrewsPatel Hematology/Oncology:
December 18 from 1-3 at the Camp Hill Office
December 19 from 1-3 at the Harrisburg Office
We encourage our patients to bring their children and grandchildren for a fun afternoon with Santa! Light refreshments will be provided. You may take your own photos.

Pancreatic Cancer Updates


Today, November 16, is World Pancreatic Cancer Day. CLICK HERE to see Dr. Kumudini Rao's article about Updates in Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer and to watch an expert perspective video on the topic.

Lung Cancer - Immunotherapy


November is Lung Cancer awareness month, Dr. Saritha Ravella discusses newly approved treatment for lung cancer. CLICK HERE to read her article.

Medicare 101 - Update


The Medicare 101 session scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, at our Harrisburg office has been cancelled due to low attendance. The session scheduled for Thursday, November 9, at our Camp Hill office is still on. It will begin at 7pm. Please RSVP to Stacy Maksin at if you would like to attend. We hope to see you there!

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer


CLICK HERE to read Dr. Margarita Gareis' article on Colorectal Cancer. She discusses different treatment options for this diagnosis.

Healthcare Quality Week


This week is NATIONAL HEALTHCARE QUALITY WEEK. "At AndrewsPatel we’re proud to work with our patients and industry partners to improve the care we provide; we’re always working to maintain a strong culture of quality that improves upon our patient care experience…. Our commitment to quality is at the forefront of all we do,” says Andrew Munchel, Manager of Quality & Health Informatics. CLICK HERE for more information.

Medicare 101


Would you like to learn more about Medicare? AndrewsPatel Hematology/Oncology will be hosting 2 Medicare 101 sessions, one at each office location. CLICK HERE to learn more about this informational event.

Breast Cancer Awareness


In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, our Dr. Lily Shah shares some information about breast cancer risk factors, early detection, and prevention. CLICK HERE to read her article.

Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy


Dr. Jihua Cheng writes about Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy, these are medicines that use the person's own immune system to fight cancer. CLICK HERE to read his article.

Iron Deficiency Anemia


Kathleen Spadaro, CRNP has put together an informative article about Iron Deficiency Anemia. Many patients with this diagnosis are treated and followed here at AndrewsPatel. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Men's Health Week


This week is Men's Health Week. CLICK HERE to read an article on Prostate Cancer and Bone Health written by our own Dr. Joshua Shipley. He will be presenting on this topic at the upcoming Prostate Cancer Support and Education event which will be held at Urology of Central PA on July 22.

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