Treatments & Techniques

Advanced Immunotherapy Treatment for Lymphoma and Leukemia Gains Ground at Penn State Cancer Institute

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy boosts survival rates for relapsed and refractory cancer patients.


Boosting Outcomes for Head and Neck Cancers

Penn State Health is first in the region to employ the da Vinci SP to offer improved outcomes for patients with head and neck cancers.


Lifelong Care for Congenital Heart Disease at Penn State Health

The children’s hospital treats patients with congenital heart disease for both the heart defect and any sequelae of their condition.


Penn State Health Children’s Hospital: Pioneers in Pediatric Cardiac Care

Providers at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital constantly innovate to treat pediatric congenital heart disease (CHD). The multidisciplinary care provided at the Complex Fetal Care Center complements their work.


Personalized Post-Op Care for Pediatric Heart Disease

Providers in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital deliver postoperative care to the patient while also preparing families to transition to care at home.


Comprehensive Epilepsy Treatment at Penn State Health

While advancing technology is revolutionizing care for epilepsy, a team approach that treats all facets of life touched by the disease also makes a profound difference for patients.


Timely Diagnoses of MS Give Patients More Effective Treatment

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers advanced care and access to clinical research for MS patients.


Neurofibromatosis Clinic Expands for Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Care of Adult and Pediatric Disease

Specialists at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are dedicated to helping adult and pediatric patients with neurofibromatosis maintain function and achieve a high quality of life while proactively detecting and managing complications.


Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute: Pioneers in Cardiovascular Care

As reflected in their superior patient outcomes — including a nearly 100% survival rate following heart transplant — Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular physicians set the bar high for cardiac and vascular care.


Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center: Leadership for Optimal Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung cancer is still the leading cause of cancer-related deaths, claiming the lives of an estimated 135,720 Americans in 2020. Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center is striving to improve lung cancer patient outcomes by following guidelines for screening, offering advanced treatments and taking a multidisciplinary approach to each patient — all while giving hope to patients with lung cancer in the community.