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Reaffirming its Role as a Statewide Resource, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is Redesignated as the State’s Only Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center as designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), has successfully renewed this designation.
16-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$1M Commitment from Embrace Kids Foundation Supports Recruitment of Pediatric Cancer Research Faculty at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey now has additional resources in the fight against pediatric cancers and blood disorders, thanks to a $1 million commitment from Embrace Kids Foundation that will support the recruitment of pediatric cancer...
13-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


$100K Grant Fuels Research Efforts into Rare T-Cell Cancer

A one-year, $100,000 grant awarded to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher from the Leukemia Research Foundation will support exploration into an aggressive blood cancer that impacts both children and adults – T-cell acute...
2-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


$250K Grant Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Researchers

Rutgers researchers will benefit from a $250,000 grant from the Gillson Longenbaugh Foundation to help expand the team’s work on neural stem cell interactions and developing antibody therapeutics for cancer treatment.
31-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$26.5M Grant Helps Investigators ‘RESPOND’ to Prostate Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the NJ State Cancer Registry and the NJ Department of Health are collaborating on a $26.5 million study examining African-American men and prostate cancer. The ‘RESPOND’ study is being led by the Keck...
17-Jul-2018 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health Recognized for Quality in Value Based Cancer Care

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health have been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Cancer Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
12-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Improving Public Health by Understanding Cancer Risk

Aiming to reduce cancer risk, improve the understanding of cancer outcomes, and promote cancer health equity in the most vulnerable populations at the community level, the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey...
10-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Learning more about an ‘On/Off’ Switch in a Commonly Mutated Cancer Gene

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers have elucidated the mechanism behind an ‘on/off’ switch in the the most commonly mutated gene in human cancer – p53 – findings which they say could lead to a new paradigm in cancer...
2-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more...
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT


Checking in (and Checking up) on Dad this Father’s Day

Instead of another tie or tools, give the gift of good health this Father’s Day. As Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts note, it’s as simple as encouraging regular health screenings to protect against cancer.
14-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Sun Safety: Planning is Your Best Protection

Longer days means more exposure to the sun and harmful UV rays. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares some tips on how to keep your skin safe this season and all year long.
24-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT


A Closer Look at the Association Between Breast Implants and an Uncommon Form of Cancer

Updated statistics from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration out this month show that over the previous year, there has been an increase in cases of an uncommon form of cancer associated with breast implants. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New...
28-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EDT


Peritoneal Mesothelioma: What Is It?

With spring now here, home improvement projects are on many ‘to do’ lists. With that come the usual warnings about safe removal of construction and home materials made of asbestos in much older homes, as exposure to this fibrous mineral is a...
20-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

With colorectal cancer tabbed as the third leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the nation, experts from Rutgers Cancer Institute discuss the benefits of screening.
2-Mar-2018 1:20 PM EST


Colorectal Cancer Research and Prevention: Innovation, Progress and Promise

Innovation and progress in cancer research and care are the result of collaboration and resources. This advancement also extends to cancer prevention and education, but more emphasis on these areas is needed -- especially when it comes to...
27-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST


Cervical Cancer Awareness

While cervical cancer can be deadly, it is preventable. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Dr. Eugenia Girda shares more about screening and the HPV vaccine.
30-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST

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