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Addressing Sexual Health and Ensuring Safe Alternate Route Chemotherapy Administration in Cancer Patients

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The topic of sexual dysfunction may be a difficult one to discuss between healthcare providers and cancer patients. The nursing and social work teams at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey explored this issue in order to improve the conversation...
28-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poor Responding Gynecologic Cancers Get Boost From Genomic Profiling

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey examining gynecologic cancers that poorly respond to therapy shows genomic profiling can help identify alternate and targeted treatments.
14-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.8M Supports Further Exploration of Drug Compound on Commonly Mutated Gene

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A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher has been awarded a $1.8-million grant from the National Cancer Institute to build upon research examining a drug compound that restores tumor suppressor function in the most commonly mutated gene...
5-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting U.S. Minors from Tanning Bed Exposure

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In December 2015, the FDA proposed new restrictions related to tanning bed use, including banning their use among individuals younger than 18. As the comment period on the proposal winds down, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigator...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genomic Profiling Helps Provide Targeted Therapy Options for Hard to Treat Cancers

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey examining difficult to treat tumors through genomic profiling shows that tumors with alterations in a signaling pathway responsible for cell regulation may respond to targeted therapy regardless...
16-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Stress-Reduction Intervention for Caregivers of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patients Shows Benefit

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Research from an investigator at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues from other facilities across the country, shows a social-cognitive intervention designed for parents of children undergoing a stem cell transplant had beneficial...
8-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Differences in Type of Small Protein May Further Elucidate Lung Cancer Risk in African Americans

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Research from an investigator at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues from the National Cancer Institute and other facilities, shows differences in a certain type of small protein vary by race and may contribute differently to the...
2-Mar-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Doctors Named Among Best in Women’s Health

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Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Doctor for Women’s Health’ by Inside Jersey magazine. Attributes considered include board certification, medical education, training, hospital...
26-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Drawing the Line on Tanning Bed Use by Teens

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The FDA recently proposed a ban on tanning bed use by those under 18. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey behavioral scientist Jerod L. Stapleton, PhD, whose research aims to understand why young people frequently engage in indoor tanning, shares...
21-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST

What Is the Color of the Lung Cancer Ribbon?

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Most people are aware of the cancer signified by pink, but do they know the ribbon color of lung malignancy, a disease that kills more women each year than breast tumors? It is a bit of a trick question. Todd L. Demmy, MD, FACS, FCCP, chief of...
13-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Address Smoking Dangers and Quitting in Advance of March 18 ‘Kick Butts Day’

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11-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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

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