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Targeting a Signaling Pathway with a Diabetes Drug may be a Potential Strategy in Treating, Preventing Pancreatic Cancer Progression

Research by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators explores the use of a diabetes drug and its impact on pancreatic cancer and finds that targeting a certain signaling pathway with this agent may be a novel strategy for the prevention...
13-Mar-2018 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Education Boost

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has earned the prestigious accreditation as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
13-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A Helping Hand from a Compassionate Team at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

There’s more to caring for cancer patients than treatments and doctor’s visits. At Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey the Social Work Department is dedicated to treating the ‘whole’ patient by helping them navigate important issues one...
5-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital Expands Oncology Leadership

New oncology leaders for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark have been named, further enhancing the facility’s expertise and ability to deliver National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer...
12-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Turning Up the Heat on Chemotherapy

While cancer treatment advances are being made in precision medicine and immunotherapy, a unique combination of traditional therapies can also provide some patients benefit. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about an...
8-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


A Boost for Older Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Results of a phase II study presented at the recent American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting shows the best outcomes to date for older Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with brentuximab vedotin before and after AVD chemotherapy. A presenting...
7-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Doctors Named ‘Tops’ in Women’s Health

Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have earned recognition as a ‘Top Doctor for Women’s Health’ by Inside Jersey magazine, which recently released its annual listing.
5-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Using ‘LOHGIC’ to Assess Inherited Cancer Mutations

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have developed a statistical method to identify patients with potential inherited, germline alterations in tumor suppressor genes while estimating gene loss in cancer cells through targeted...
23-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

Typically around the holidays, healthy eating habits established over the year go by the wayside. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey registered dietitian shares a few tips to keep your waistline in check this holiday season.
27-Nov-2017 8:00 AM EST


Lung Cancer Awareness Saves Lives

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. It is a preventable disease as 80 percent of lung cancer deaths are thought to result from smoking. An expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey notes awareness and a...
14-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST


Bridging Health Equity in Our Communities

During this National Minority Health Month, there is a focus on bridging health equity in our communities including ensuring minority populations have access to high quality cancer screenings and treatments, adequate insurance coverage and other...
18-Apr-2017 9:30 AM EDT


Finding Library Services in Non-Traditional Spaces

Celebrating all types of libraries during National Library Week (April 9 - 16), Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is recognizing its own patient resources at its specialized library.
7-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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