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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Physicians Named Among Tops by 'Newsweek'

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Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Cancer Doctor’ by 'Newsweek' magazine. 'Newsweek' just released the list of the nation’s top physicians for cancer care in conjunction with Castle Connolly...
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Examines Two to Three Day Radiation Course for Breast Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is leading a clinical trial examining if a certain dose of radiation given over a short period of time to the part of the breast affected by cancer is beneficial. The trial, known as the TRI-faction...
21-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Body Mass Index Impacts Ovarian Cancer Chemotherapy Dosages

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Ovarian cancer patients who are overweight or obese are often given less chemotherapy per pound of body weight in order to reduce the toxic side effects associated with higher doses, and this in turn may lower their chances of survival, according to...
1-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Autophagy Defect Explored in Hereditary Breast Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers Bing Xia, PhD, and Eileen P. White, PhD, have been awarded a $2.4 million R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute to explore the relationship between the cellular-survival mechanism of...
22-Jun-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Physicians Named Among ‘Top Docs’ in the State for Cancer Care

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Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Doctor for Cancer Care’ by Inside Jersey magazine. Based on peer surveys, attributes such as clinical skills, training, years in practice, and achievements...
19-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Investigational Immunotherapy Treatment Shows Durable Response in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

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Research by Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS, associate director for clinical science and chief surgical officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues shows advanced-stage melanoma patients have significant improvement in durable...
26-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Young Investigator Award Given to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Radiation Oncology Chief Resident at International Conference

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David Mulvihill, MD, chief resident of radiation oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been selected to receive a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr....
26-May-2015 1:00 PM EDT

87,000 Miles and Counting

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Having contributed $1.4 million over the past decade to research efforts at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Century for the Cure charity bike ride is gearing up for another successful year to support early-stage studies in leukemia,...
19-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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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

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

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