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Taking Aim at Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers in the Precision Medicine Program aim to validate a new genomic sequencing approach that may help identify a sub-set of triple-negative breast cancers. The work is supported by a grant from the Val...
27-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation Therapy and Radical Prostatectomy Further Explored for Initial Diagnosis of Advanced Prostate Cancer

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A database study examining surgical removal of the prostate gland (radical prostatectomy) or a form of radiation therapy known as IMRT to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) shows an association between each...
26-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Shedding Light on the Mutational Landscape of the Most Common Pediatric Cancer

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Researchers from Columbia University, Rutgers University, and other institutions have identified genomic alterations in pediatric relapsed ALL that cause both therapy resistance and improved clinical response to multi-agent chemotherapy treatment.
21-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Expands Reach to Greater Newark

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A new partnership between Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and University Hospital in Newark is resulting in the expansion of National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center services to northern New Jersey.
21-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Calcium, Low-Lactose Diet May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and other U.S. health and academic institutions shows a diet high in calcium and low in lactose may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women. The work also found sun exposure in...
16-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Helping Children with Blood Disorders ‘Navigate’ Their Care

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Thanks to a two-year, $70,000 commitment from Embrace Kids Foundation, the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center housed at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is expanding to include a Pediatric Sickle Cell and Hemoglobinopathies Nurse Navigator...
24-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Roadmap to Navigate Treatment Targets for Advanced Prostate Cancer

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Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California, Santa Cruz and other institutions shows a computational approach examining abnormal “signaling” in clinical...
22-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cutting Off the Cancer Fuel Supply

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Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Princeton University has identified a new approach to cancer therapy in cutting off a cancer cell’s ‘fuel supply’ by targeting a cellular survival mechanism known as...
10-Aug-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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