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New Chief Nursing Officer Named at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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Janet Gordils-Perez, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, from Plainsboro Township, has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. She was recently promoted from her position as Director of Oncology Nursing. Dr. Gordils-Perez...
13-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$2.24M Grant Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Researchers

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A $2.24 million competing renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute will support the work of investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Princeton University to learn more about the fuel required for tumor growth. The...
19-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Closer Look at Hair Products and Breast Cancer Risk

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Can use of hair products have an impact on breast cancer risk for women? That is a question explored by investigators from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health and other colleagues who examined use of hair dyes,...
14-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treatment Advances Help Improve Childhood Cancer Survival in New Jersey

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The latest in childhood cancer statistics in New Jersey show significant declines in mortality rates for white, black and Hispanic children from 1979 to 2013. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert says this improvement in survival can be...
8-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute Experts Highlight Testicular Cancer Awareness During Men's Health Month

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While the risk of developing testicular cancer is low, every man should understand some basic facts about this disease. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts share more about the disease, which is the most common malignancy among men ages...
8-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exploring New Treatment Options for Pediatric Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma

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While gemcitabine and brentuximab vedotin each have benefit when given individually in the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma, Investigators from the Children’s Oncology Group including a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey physician-scientist...
17-May-2017 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Long Term Survival Indicated for Advanced Stage Colorectal Cancer Patients who Survive at Least Two Years

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Improvements in chemotherapy and liver surgery have resulted in increased overall survival in patients with advanced stage colorectal cancer in recent decades. In order to better predict outcomes for these patients, researchers at Rutgers Cancer...
16-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Interim Analysis Shows Surgery to Remove the Prostate and Prostate Cancer That Has Spread Is Safe and Feasible

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An interim analysis of a phase I clinical trial examining a surgical procedure to remove the prostate and prostate cancer in men whose disease has spread (metastatic) shows the operation is safe and feasible in carefully selected patients.
15-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bridging Health Equity in Our Communities

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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

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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

Caring for the Caregiver

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During cancer treatment, the main focus is on the patient. However, a cancer diagnosis affects the entire family, including caregivers, whose needs often can be overlooked. During this Social Work Month, members of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New...
2-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

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

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