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Meridian Health Partners with Rutgers Cancer Institute to Make PROGRESS Against Prostate Cancer

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Meridian Health is joining forces with Rutgers Cancer Institute on research comparing the effectiveness of print versus online materials in helping prostate cancer patients cope with treatment-related and psycho-social challenges once therapy has...
10-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Web-Based Indoor Tanning Intervention Found Favorable by Users

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A web-based intervention targeted toward young, female users of indoor tanning beds has tested favorably among these users and may encourage cessation of this behavior. That is according to research by Rutgers Cancer Institute which tested an...
25-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Training the Next Generation of Cancer Surgeons at Rutgers

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Aiming to enhance the training of cancer surgeons, a two-year fellowship program is now being offered by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The program offers board-eligible surgeons an opportunity...
6-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Explores How Smokers Learn about E-Cigarettes

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When it comes to learning about the safety of e-cigarettes, physicians are the most trusted source. The research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health appears in the November 2015 issue of...
4-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Identification of Barrier That Prevents Progression of Benign Kidney Tumors to Malignant Disease

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Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey examining the inner workings of a rare benign kidney tumor has revealed a mechanism to prevent this type of tumor from becoming malignant.
20-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Examining a Cell Survival Mechanism in Development of Lung Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher ‘Jessie’ Yanxiang Guo, PhD, has received a $628,884 grant from the National Cancer Institute to investigate the role of a cell survival mechanism known as autophagy in lung cancers driven by the...
17-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Collaborates with Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium on Clinical Trial for Metastatic Kidney Cancer

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In conjunction with the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has opened a clinical trial for patients with metastatic kidney cancer. The study is examining a combination of pembrolizumab, a type of drug known as...
12-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

'New Jersey Monthly' Magazine Names Rutgers Cancer Institute Docs Among ‘Tops’ in State

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Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Jersey Choice Top Doctor’ by New Jersey Monthly magazine.
29-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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