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David Claxton, MD

Hematologist Oncologist, Professor, Department of Medicine

36 years treating Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Clinical Expertise

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Dr. Claxton received his MD from McGill University in Montreal Canada in 1978 and completed an Internal Medicine Residency in 1983. He then pursued a Hematology Fellowship followed by an Oncology Fellowship, which he completed at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in 1990. He was subsequently a faculty member at M.D. Anderson in the Department of Blood and Marrow Transplantation until he left M.D. Anderson in year 2000 to come to Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute. At Penn State, he was promoted to full Professor. His responsibilities at Penn State have included patient care in the areas of hematological malignancies and leukemia treatments, blood and marrow transplantation, teaching, research, and administration.


Penn State Cancer Institute: 400 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA

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