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Penn State Health to Establish New Cancer Center in Cumberland County

Penn State Health is constructing a new cancer center at Hampden Medical Center, located at 2200 Good Hope Road in Hampden Township. The center is designed to offer patients access to a team of multidisciplinary cancer specialists, cutting-edge therapies, and the latest technology. It leverages the advancements in cancer research to provide top-tier care locally.

Hampden Medical Center, where the new cancer facility will be housed, was inaugurated in 2021. This development is part of a broader expansion by health systems in Cumberland County, one of the fastest-growing counties in the states. Notably, Penn State Health also operates hospitals in Camp Hill and Mechanicsburg, while UPMC and WellSpan Health have been enhancing their facilities in the region, including new hospitals and outpatient centers dedicated to cancer care.


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