Dr. David F Claxton MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. David Claxton is a medical oncologist in Hershey, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Claxton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1987–1990

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Medical Oncology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

G-CSF mobilized vs conventional donor lymphocytes for therapy of relapse or incomplete engraftment after allogeneic hematopoietic transplantation.
Abbi, K. K.,Zhu, J.,Ehmann, W. C.,Epner, E.,Carraher, M.,Mierski, J.,Talamo, G.,Lucas, K.,Rybka, W.,Claxton, D.

Emerging molecular therapies for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Vasekar, M.,Allen, J. E.,Joudeh, J.,Claxton, D. 2013 1 5

Tyrosine kinase targeted treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and other myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Bisen, A.,Claxton, D. F. 2013 1 5

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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