Penn State Cancer Institute offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and leading treatment services including bone marrow transplantation, radiation therapy, and elective participation in more than 200 cancer research protocols. Its cancer support teams provide nutritional consultation, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. A number of patient support groups meet regularly at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The Ronald McDonald House in Hershey offers a home away from home for the parents and families of children with cancer and other serious illnesses. The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Hershey provides convenient low-cost lodging for adult patients with cancer and their families. When you refer your patient to us you may be sure he or she will receive the best possible care.
Referring physicians should contact us through our appointment line at 717-531-6585, option 1.
If you are mailing medical information about the patient, please send it to:
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
PO Box 850
Hershey, PA 17033
If you are faxing information about the patient, please send fax it to 717-531-0429 and specify the patient's name in the fax.
Hours of Operation
The hours of operation for the Penn State Cancer Center Telephone Line are as follows:
- Mondays - Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The hours of operation for the Penn State Cancer Center Offices are as follows:
- Mondays - Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Our Pledge to our Referring Physicians
Penn State Cancer Institute desire to work with you as the primary care physician to see that your patient gets the best possible care for their disease.
We will keep you informed about how your patient is doing while under treatment. We offer the ability to track the status of your patient on line, or you can call in on our referring physician phone line to find out the current status.
We appreciate you allowing us to treat your patients, and we are glad to partner with you. Thank you for putting your trust in us.