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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Offers Clinical Trial for Solid Tumors with Novel Small Molecule Agent

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is offering a clinical trial examining the investigational treatment known as ONC201 in patients with solid tumors whose cancer no longer responds to standard therapy. Prior research on the study drug suggests...
4-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Advances Understanding of Surgical Treatment Options for Genitourinary Cancers

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Helping to advance scientific and clinical knowledge to combat cancers that affect the bladder, kidneys, urinary tract and male reproductive organs, physician scientists at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are presenting their latest research...
23-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Rutgers Research Finds Smokers Have Strong Support for Many E-Cigarette Policies

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As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is preparing to issue a final ruling on whether it will extend its tobacco regulatory authority to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers...
3-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Grant Enables Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Investigators to Explore Melanoma Metastasis

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The mechanism by which small cellular vesicles promote melanoma metastasis (spread of disease), will be further explored by investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. The goal is to...
29-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

Looking Ahead: Precision Immunology in Cancer

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With President Obama’s recent State of the Union speech addressing the launch of a national precision medicine initiative to further tackle cancer and other diseases, Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS, a leading immunotherapy expert from Rutgers Cancer...
28-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Drug for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Boosts Radiation Effectiveness in Melanoma Laboratory Models with Brain Metastasis

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University demonstrates that a drug used to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) helps radiation be more effective when it was administered to...
12-Jan-2015 8:30 AM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Aids in Clinical Trial Examining Effects of ‘Chemo Brain’ in Breast Cancer Patients

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is referring breast cancer patients to a clinical trial examining the side effects of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy on the brain. Referred to as “chemo brain,” these changes can affect a patient’s...
5-Jan-2015 9:15 AM EST

Vaccine Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients with Rising PSA Examined

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Aiming to increase treatment options for prostate cancer patients who have an early relapse, investigators from a multi-institutional cooperative group – including Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – have demonstrated that a vaccine therapy...
19-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Discuss Smoking Dangers for ‘Kick Butts Day’

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In a call to action against tobacco use, nationwide events are slated for March 19 – known as ‘Kick Butts Day.’ Experts at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health are available for comment on cessation...
14-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Celebrates National Library Week: April 14 - 20

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The Cancer Institute of New Jersey joins communities, schools and other institutions across the nation in recognizing National Library Week (April 14 - 20). The Cancer Institute of New Jersey houses its own library known as the Resource and...
11-Apr-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Discuss Testicular Cancer Awareness

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Cancer education advocates across the nation will be focusing on cancer of the testes during Testicular Cancer Awareness Week (April 1 – 7). The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is making experts available to discuss various aspects of this...
25-Mar-2013 8:00 AM EDT

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Available for Comment

While the exact cause of most colorectal cancers is not known, risk factors include poor diet, lack of exercise, and having polyps in the colon or rectum areas. Those over age 50 also are at increased risk. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is...
26-Feb-2013 8:00 AM EST

Give the Gift of Life and Donate Blood This Holiday Season

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Every two seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. With just one donation of a pint of blood, up to three lives can be saved. Donating blood throughout the year is extremely important. But remembering to give really matters...
30-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Nationally, more than 160,000 lung cancer deaths are expected by years end, accounting for 28 percent of all cancer deaths. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is making experts available to discuss the risk factors surrounding the disease, as well...
24-Oct-2012 8:00 AM EDT

NJ Experts Discuss Genetics, Latest Treatments and Prevention Methods During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is making experts available to discuss the risks, and options for treatment and prevention surrounding breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Clinical trials, breast cancer genetics, the...
13-Sep-2012 9:00 AM EDT

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, other than skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in males. It is estimated that approximately 240,000 new cases of prostate cancer will occur in the United States...
27-Aug-2012 2:30 PM EDT

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