Your Partner for Fighting Cancer in Central Pa.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center provides access to high-quality, comprehensive cancer care right here in our central Pa. community. UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. This gives our patients local access to the latest clinical trials and research, which means you don’t have to leave central Pa. to find comprehensive cancer care. We offer you and your family the resources you need to fight cancer and get back to the life you love.
Getting a Second Opinion
If you or a loved one has a cancer diagnosis, you need to know your options. Getting a cancer diagnosis can be scary. There are so many questions, and so many decisions to be made. Requesting a second opinion can help you feel certain that you’re on the best treatment path for you.
Breast Care in Central Pennsylvania
We provide comprehensive and convenient care for benign and cancerous breast disease. Our surgeons collaborate with primary care physicians and patients to provide a full spectrum of care — everything from initial diagnosis to individualized treatment — in a caring and compassionate environment.
Learn more about our breast program, providers, and locations in Central Pa.
We're here to help guide you through prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and everything in between. Our dynamic team of experienced providers work together to deliver an individualized, multidisciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment for each patient. You're not alone in your fight against cancer. At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, we specialize in treating all forms of cancer.
This expert team includes physicians who specialize in:
Why Choose UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Central Pa.?
- We're one of the largest providers of cancer care in the region. This means that you receive the same world-renowned UPMC Hillman Cancer Center care, close to home. We're experts at screening for and treating all types of cancer including breast, prostate, ovarian, lung, and colon.
- Our doctors have top-level training at nationally recognized programs including the National Cancer Institute.
- You have access to a full range of support, including your personal nurse navigator and health care team.
- Patients have access to more than 440 clinical trials.
Most advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer have occurred because of research studies called clinical trials.
Clinical trials are incredibly valuable to both researchers and patients. Investigators use clinical trials to test new drugs and therapies that treat a wide range of human cancers.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers more than 570 clinical trials. Learn more and find a trial.
Genetic Cancer Counseling and Testing
At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center we offer counseling and tests for people who may be at an increased risk for cancer. Learn more the types of counseling and testing that we offer.
Medical Oncology in Central Pennsylvania
Medical oncology focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. A medical oncologist treats cancer patients by using chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy. Our medical oncologists work with a multidisciplinary team of health care providers to create a treatment plan that is best for you. They will explain your cancer diagnosis, including the type and what stage you have. They will also help you manage your cancer symptoms and treatment side effects.
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Radiation Oncology in Central Pennsylvania
Radiation oncology, also called radiation therapy, uses x-rays or other high-energy types of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center uses the latest, cutting-edge radiation oncology techniques and technologies as part of a comprehensive treatment approach. Our radiation oncologists have extensive skill in using a range of specialized devices and techniques to deliver radiation therapy. The Radiation Oncology Department at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is accredited by The American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). This designation recognizes our compliance with strict, national standards for cancer patient safety and radiation oncology practices. As the largest ACRO-accredited system in the nation, this means you'll receive safe, high-quality radiation oncology care at every visit.
Radiation Oncology Locations: