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Team research reveals how cells “eat and sleep” may impact several cancer types


From aging to cancer with quite a bit in between Katherine Aird, assistant professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Penn State College of Medicine, and her team have a whole world of research opportunities in front of them.

Click to View Team research reveals how cells “eat and sleep” may impact several cancer types.

Multi-campus collaboration tells story of cancer in central Pennsylvania


Penn State has launched its first cancer-related Story Map, “The Story of Cancer in Central Pennsylvania.” The interactive geospatial map illustrates the extent of the cancer problem in the region.

Click to View Multi-campus collaboration tells story of cancer in central Pennsylvania.

Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology joins Penn State Health


A practice known for providing high-level oncology and hematology services to people in central Pennsylvania for more than 30 years is now part of Penn State Health Medical Group.

Events today at the East and West shore locations of Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology celebrated its affiliation with Penn State Health. Read the official news story.

Penn State Health and AndrewsPatel Joining Forces


We are excited to announce that we will be joining Penn State Health to provide exceptional community-based cancer and hematology care to Central Pennsylvania and the surrounding region. Our patients will continue to receive the same level of personalized care they receive now. We will continue to work with Pinnacle and Holy Spirit Hospitals, as well as, local providers and facilities to keep patient care close to home. We encourage our patients to reach out to our physicians, administrators and staff with any questions during this transition. We are set to join Penn State Health's network later this year. Read the official announcement.

Bladder Cancer


May is Bladder Cancer Awareness month, Read Dr. Jihua Cheng's article about Bladder Cancer.

Testicular Cancer Awareness


April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Read Dr. Joshua Shipley's article about Testicular Cancer.

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 read the Patient Information Sheet.

Cancer Prevention


February is National Cancer Prevention Month, Read Mona Patel, PA-C article about Cancer Prevention.

Causes and Treatment of Pain Associated with Cancer


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. 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. See Dr. Kumudini Rao's article about Updates in Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer and 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. 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


Read Dr. Margarita Gareis' article on Colorectal Cancer. She discusses different treatment options for this diagnosis.

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