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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

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Helps Make Advances with Pembrolizumab in Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators along with other colleagues have demonstrated that the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab is generally well tolerated in those with small cell lung cancer, one of the most difficult to treat forms...
13-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Celebrates its Nurses During Oncology Nursing Month

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Along with caring for and administering treatments to cancer patients, oncology nurses at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey engage in cancer research, mentor colleagues and develop education materials and programs for both patients and fellow...
8-May-2015 7:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is One of Seven Worldwide Sites to Offer Debulking Prostatectomy in Men Newly Diagnosed with Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of seven international sites to offer a clinical trial investigating the benefits of a debulking prostatectomy in men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer that has metastasized. The goal is to increase...
5-May-2015 8:05 AM EDT

New Jersey State Cancer Registry Takes Top Honor

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The New Jersey State Cancer Registry (NJSCR), under the direction of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the state Department of Health, has taken first place as one of only three Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program...
27-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Nurses Design Oncology Nursing Fellowship Program

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Responding to tremendous clinical growth at their center and the desire for nursing professionals to be well versed in oncology practice, nurses at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey developed a specialized Advanced Practice Nursing Fellowship...
23-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

A Frequent Genomic Alteration Is Identified in a Rare Subset of Breast Cancer

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows genomic profiling identifies genomic mutations in a gene associated with a rare subset of breast cancer – mutations that cannot otherwise be identified with standard clinical analysis of...
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Frequent Indoor Tanning among New Jersey Teens Shows Correlation with Smoking and Social Media Use

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health shows more than a third of New Jersey high school students who engage in indoor tanning do so frequently and many would find it hard to stop the practice. ...
20-Apr-2015 1:05 PM 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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