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Find complete cancer care from diagnosis through treatment and beyond at WellSpan Cancer Centers. You or your loved one will receive the highest level of expert care using evidence-based treatments. You’re at the center of all we do. Our team guides each patient and family throughout their journey — coordinating and supporting care at each step, while also involving you in all care decisions.

Our comprehensive cancer treatments include radiation, surgery and medical oncology (chemotherapy). You’ll find most of these cancer treatments and support services at each of our cancer centers throughout the central Pennsylvania region, making access to excellent care convenient to your home, work, friends and family.

WellSpan is collaborating with the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, one of the nation’s leaders in cancer research and innovation. This collaboration brings additional resources to cancer patients in the area, such as access to expanded clinical trials, second opinions and referrals to Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore for complex cases.

WellSpan also collaborates with the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) to treat cancer with proton therapy – a highly advanced and precise form of radiation. Proton therapy is effective for a wide variety of solid tumors in adults and children.

Cancer is a long, tough journey.  That's why we have cancer centers in local communities across central Pennsylvania.  By choosing WellSpan Health for your cancer treatment, you’ll have access to skilled specialists, advanced technology, clinical trials and personalized treatments at any of our five cancer centers in Ephrata, Gettysburg, Hanover, Lebanon and York.

Our team includes board-certified specialists working together to provide care that meets the highest standards. Our providers work together to discuss the best therapies for each patient to achieve the best outcomes.

A cancer diagnosis involves every area of your life. That’s why we offer a wide range of professional support for you and your family, including:


Cancer Support Services & Nurse Navigation

WellSpan Cancer Centers support patients with every aspect of coping with cancer, including nurse navigators, dietitians, pastoral care and alternative therapies to care for your body, mind and spirit.

Research & Clinical Trials

WellSpan Health’s collaboration with Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center means you have access to the most promising and innovative clinical trials and research for treating cancer.

Genetic Counseling

Genetic counseling guides families who may be at risk for cancers that involve an inherited gene, such as breast, ovarian or colon cancer.

Lung Cancer Screening

A CT scan can be effective in detecting lung cancer early, when it is most treatable. If you are 55-77 years old and have a history of smoking, this test may be covered by your health plan.

Oncology Rehabilitation

WellSpan Rehabilitation offers comprehensive physical therapy, occupational therapy and other rehabilitation options for those undergoing cancer treatment.

Thoracic Surgery

The experienced surgeons at WellSpan offer thoracic surgery to treat cancers of the lungs and esophagus.

Proton Therapy

Proton therapy is useful in treating certain tumors. It delivers a high dose of radiation via proton energy to target cancer cells with pinpoint accuracy.

Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic oncologists are doctors who treat cancers of the cervix, uterus and ovaries. These cancers can be especially dangerous since many women do not have symptoms at early stages.

Surgical Oncology

Surgery plays an important role in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Surgically removing the tumor or cancerous cells might be the primary treatment or might be combined with chemotherapy or radiation.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncologists use electromagnetic waves to precisely destroy cancer cells while preserving surrounding tissue. WellSpan radiation oncologists use the most sophisticated technology and techniques to effectively treat cancers.

Medical Oncology

Medical oncologists diagnose and treat cancer with medicine such as chemotherapy, immunotherapies and hormones. They design your treatment plan and coordinate with other cancer specialists, such as radiation oncologists and surgeons.


Our centers have achieved accreditation from respected third-party organizations, which reflects the quality and consistency of our care. These accreditations include: