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Vaccine Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients with Rising PSA Examined

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Aiming to increase treatment options for prostate cancer patients who have an early relapse, investigators from a multi-institutional cooperative group – including Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – have demonstrated that a vaccine therapy...
19-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Platinum Agent Combination Treatment for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Well Tolerated in Phase II Clinical Trial

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that a combination of doxil, carboplatin and bevacizumab is a well-tolerated treatment regimen in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer who received no prior treatment for...
8-Dec-2014 3:45 PM EST

A Closer Look at Measuring Cancer Survival

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When looking at cancer, measures of survival are a valuable tool to clinicians, researchers and public health officials. New Jersey State Cancer Registry Director and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident member Antoinette Stroup, PhD,...
4-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

$1.8M Grant Enables Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Scientist to Explore Role of Protein in Lung Cancer Development

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A protein associated with poor survival in lung cancer patients will be further explored by investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to uncover its role in lung cancer development and metastasis. A recently-awarded $1.8 million grant...
18-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

$1.5M Gift Supports Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Endowed Chair at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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A $1.5 million gift has been given to establish the Embrace Kids Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The pledge will support the recruitment of an academic leader and research efforts...
10-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Mechanism Uncovered for Protein Activator Could Play Role in Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy for Colorectal Cancer

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Uncovering the mechanisms of a protein activator involved in promoting colorectal cancer, scientists from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey demonstrated that a small GTPase enzyme, known as Rab1A, is a key switch for amino acid signaling – a...
16-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Explores Investigational Treatment for Rare Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of 50 global sites to offer a clinical trial examining an investigational treatment for a rare cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma.
15-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

$5.7 Million Grant will Expand Rutgers/Roswell Park African-American Breast Cancer Study to Include Impact of Obesity on Survival and Quality of Life

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A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute expand their research into breast cancer in...
13-Oct-2014 12:00 PM 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...
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

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...
27-Aug-2012 2:30 PM EDT

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