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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Researcher Awarded Grant to Identify New Treatments for Aggressive Breast Cancers

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A physician-scientist from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey who is studying ways to advance the molecular understanding of breast cancer has received a $181,000 grant to further this research with the aim of identifying new treatment...
4/9/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Genomic Analysis Yields Abnormalities Associated with Targeted Treatments in Rare and Poor Prognosis Cancers

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows genomic profiling identifies genomic alterations in tumors that can be associated with targeted treatments for rare and poor prognosis cancers. Preliminary results are being presented this...
4/7/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Genetic Regulator Identified as Possible Treatment Target in Melanoma

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that the RUNX2 protein, which regulates the transcription of genetic messages responsible for the different functions of cells, may play a role in melanoma cell growth and spread and could...
4/3/2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Role Discovered for Enzyme Could Have Implications for Cancer and Neurologic Disease

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that a new function discovered for a long-studied enzyme could have implications for the diagnosis and treatment of some cancers and neurological disease. The work involves superoxide...
3/31/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Makes Advances in Treatment of Women’s Reproductive Cancers

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Nearly 84,000 women each year are diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, and 29,000 die from one of these diseases. Physician scientists at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey continue to advance scientific and clinical knowledge in this area and...
3/27/2014 10:00 AM EDT

$4.25 Million Grant Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center to Develop Innovative Clinical Trials

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The movement to ‘personalize’ cancer treatments has grown significantly over the past few years, with researchers making advances in identifying targeted therapies and understanding what drives them. Aiming to further build on that momentum with...
3/20/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Pediatric Hem/Onc Leader at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Named to National Clinical Trial Review Panel

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Richard Drachtman, MD, interim chief of pediatric hematology/oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been appointed as Vice Chair of the National Cancer Institute Pediatric Central Institutional Review Board (PedCIRB). Drachtman --...
3/12/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Bike Ride Marks a Decade of Supporting Cancer Research in New Jersey

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Marking a decade of supporting research at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Century for the Cure charity bike ride is gearing up for another successful year. The aim is to add to the $1.2 million already raised to support innovative...
3/11/2014 9:00 AM EDT

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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...
3/14/2014 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...
4/11/2013 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...
3/25/2013 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...
2/26/2013 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...
11/30/2012 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...
10/24/2012 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...
9/13/2012 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...
8/27/2012 2:30 PM EDT

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