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Chandra Prakash Belani, M.D.

Miriam Beckner Distinguished Professor of Medicine Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Deputy Director Penn State Cancer Institute

Office Information

Penn State Cancer Institute
500 University Drive, CH46
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-6585 Fax: 717-531-0429


Medical Oncology

Patient Services Provided

Lung & Thoracic Malignancies

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Dr. Chandra Belani is Deputy Director of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute (PSHCI), and Miriam Beckner Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center & College of Medicine.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Hematology, University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) (1988) Residency, Internal Medicine, North General Hospital (New York) (1985) Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) (1984) M.D., Sawai Man Sigh Medical College, Jaipur, India (1981)

Research Interests

Dr. Belani directs translational and clinical investigations across all programs and the disease teams at the PSHCI. Dr. Belani is internationally renowned for his accomplishments in the area of lung cancer therapeutics and new drug development. His research efforts have led to changes in the treatment paradigms for lung cancer. Dr. Belani plays a key role in moving promising new discoveries for the treatment of all solid malignancies from the laboratory to the clinic and serves as a leader for early phase clinical trials at the PSHCI.


Chandra Prakash Belani, M.D.
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