Press Release: “Oncology Focused Advance Care Planning” with Dr. Varun Doddapaneni

August 1, 2023


Hunterdon Hematology Oncology and Hunterdon Health Present “Oncology Focused Advance Care Planning” with Dr. Varun Doddapaneni, Medical Director of Hunterdon Palliative Care & Center for Health Aging

Flemington, NJ – Hunterdon Hematology Oncology and Hunterdon Health are pleased to announce an educational community event, “Oncology Focused Advance Care Planning,” hosted by Dr. Varun Doddapaneni, the Medical Director of Hunterdon Palliative Care & Center for Health Aging. The event will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM in the Hunterdon Medical Center Auditorium, located at 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822.

The event will provide an opportunity for active cancer patients, cancer survivors, caregivers, family, and friends to come together for an informative discussion on advance care planning specifically tailored to the oncology population. The presentation will focus on the importance of discussing healthcare decisions, and how such conversations can provide both guidance and peace of mind for patients and their loved ones. Dr. Varun Doddapaneni, a renowned expert in palliative care and advance care planning, will share valuable insights and practical tips on how to have these crucial conversations.

“We understand that discussing healthcare decisions can be challenging, especially for those facing cancer, and we are excited to provide this educational opportunity to our community,” said Dr. Varun Doddapaneni. “Our goal is to offer resources and support to empower patients and their families to proactively plan for their future healthcare needs, ensuring that their wishes are respected and honored. This is an essential part of providing comprehensive oncology care.”

The event is open to the public, and registration is encouraged. To register, please email

The event will be held in the Hunterdon Medical Center Auditorium, a spacious and comfortable venue that allows for adequate physical distancing. As the safety and well-being of attendees are a top priority, wearing face masks is highly recommended. 

About Hunterdon Hematology Oncology

Hunterdon Hematology Oncology is a community oncology practice providing compassionate and comprehensive care to patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our team of experienced physicians, nurses, and staff are committed to providing personalized care to each and every patient, utilizing the latest treatments and therapies to ensure the best possible outcomes. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers and blood disorders, including leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, breast cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer, among others.

At Hunterdon Hematology Oncology, we understand that a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and our team is dedicated to supporting our patients through every step of their journey. We strive to provide a supportive and caring environment where patients and their families can feel comfortable and confident in their care.

Our practice is located in Flemington, New Jersey, and is affiliated with the Hunterdon Medical Center, a nationally recognized hospital that provides a range of medical services to the local community. We are proud to serve our community and to provide exceptional care to those in need.

For more information about Hunterdon Hematology Oncology, please visit our website at

Contact: Hunterdon Hematology Oncology
Phone: 1-908-237-1201

About HHO

Hunterdon Hematology Oncology is a community oncology group, dedicated to fighting cancer in this community and across the region. Our Doctors, Physician’s Assistants and Nurses work tirelessly. They fight hard so that you can win.


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