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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.

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 and Health Informatics. Read 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.

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.

Men's Health Week


This week is Men's Health Week. 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.

National Cancer Survivors Day


Today is National Cancer Survivors Day, a celebration of life after a cancer diagnosis. Mona Patel, PA-C has written a brief overview of what it means to be a cancer survivor and the transition from active treatment to post treatment life.

Congratulations Dr. Surapaneni


We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rajesh Surapaneni has been named as a member of the Leadership Board of the American Lung Association. He is eager to support their mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Congratulations Dr. Surapaneni!

National Pancreas Foundation Central PA Chapter


Learn more about the National Pancreas Foundation Central Pennsylvania Chapter. The next support group will be on May 11 at 6:30 p.m. in our Camp Hill Office. The group is open to patients and care givers facing a pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment.

2017 Tribute to Women of Excellence


Last evening, Dr. Mary Simmonds was recognized by the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg as the Legacy Honoree at the 2017 Tribute to Women of Excellence event held at the Hershey Lodge. This awards dinner is held annually to honor extraordinary women for their contributions to the workplace and our community. This year 31 local women were recognized, including an Emerging Leader and a Legacy honoree our very own Dr. Simmonds. Congratulations, Dr. Simmonds! See event photos.

26th Annual Sapphire Gala


The 26th Annual Sapphire Gala hosted by the American Lung Association in Pennsylvania will be held on March 4, 2017 in Camp Hill. Former patient Beth Munsch will be honored as the Lung Hero and Dr. Mary Simmonds, who was Beth’s physician, will speak and introduce the Munsch family.

Margie Gephart, RN, BSN, OCN speaks of honoree Beth Munsch; "I appreciate the opportunity to attend the Sapphire Gala in honor of my patient, Beth Munsch. Beth was a special lady who taught me much about strength, courage, determination, and resilience. Beth inspired me both personally and professionally. All I have learned from her will continue to help me in caring for others."

The Lung Gala is sure to be a wonderful evening in support of a great organization and in honor of a special person who is dearly missed. Please see the information below if you are interested in attending. See for more information.

28th Annual Tribute to Women


Dr. Mary Simmonds has been selected as the YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence 2017 Legacy Honoree. The event recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the community. The Legacy Award is given to an exemplary woman whose efforts set a standard for a lifetime commitment to the welfare of the Capital Region. Congratulations Dr. Simmonds! CLICK HERE for more information.

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