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$26.5M Grant Helps Investigators ‘RESPOND’ to Prostate Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the NJ State Cancer Registry and the NJ Department of Health are collaborating on a $26.5 million study examining African-American men and prostate cancer. The ‘RESPOND’ study is being led by the Keck...
17-Jul-2018 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health Recognized for Quality in Value Based Cancer Care

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health have been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Cancer Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
12-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Improving Public Health by Understanding Cancer Risk

Aiming to reduce cancer risk, improve the understanding of cancer outcomes, and promote cancer health equity in the most vulnerable populations at the community level, the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey...
10-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Learning more about an ‘On/Off’ Switch in a Commonly Mutated Cancer Gene

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers have elucidated the mechanism behind an ‘on/off’ switch in the the most commonly mutated gene in human cancer – p53 – findings which they say could lead to a new paradigm in cancer...
2-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Helping Pediatric Cancer Survivors Better Understand Late Effects from Treatment

Cardiac late effects will be the focus of an upcoming ‘Survivors Family Education Night’ hosted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Supported by a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society, the event targets pediatric cancer...
20-Jun-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Exploring a New Treatment for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute are exploring the combination of a new anti-cancer vaccine with an immunotherapy drug approved for use in other forms of cancer to determine if the combined treatment can prompt a patient’s natural defenses...
19-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Several Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Doctors Named ‘Tops’ in Oncology Care

Several physicians from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Doctor’ or ‘Top Doctor for Cancer Care’ by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which publishes resource guides on top healthcare professionals across the...
18-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Exploring Targeted Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Targeted therapy with anti-VEGF and anti-EGFR antibodies both improve outcomes when added to chemotherapy in the treatment of colorectal cancer. However, some previous studies suggested the combination of the two antibodies may have a negative...
5-Jun-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Checking in (and Checking up) on Dad this Father’s Day

Instead of another tie or tools, give the gift of good health this Father’s Day. As Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts note, it’s as simple as encouraging regular health screenings to protect against cancer.
14-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Sun Safety: Planning is Your Best Protection

Longer days means more exposure to the sun and harmful UV rays. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares some tips on how to keep your skin safe this season and all year long.
24-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT


A Closer Look at the Association Between Breast Implants and an Uncommon Form of Cancer

Updated statistics from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration out this month show that over the previous year, there has been an increase in cases of an uncommon form of cancer associated with breast implants. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New...
28-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EDT


Peritoneal Mesothelioma: What Is It?

With spring now here, home improvement projects are on many ‘to do’ lists. With that come the usual warnings about safe removal of construction and home materials made of asbestos in much older homes, as exposure to this fibrous mineral is a...
20-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

With colorectal cancer tabbed as the third leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the nation, experts from Rutgers Cancer Institute discuss the benefits of screening.
2-Mar-2018 1:20 PM EST


Colorectal Cancer Research and Prevention: Innovation, Progress and Promise

Innovation and progress in cancer research and care are the result of collaboration and resources. This advancement also extends to cancer prevention and education, but more emphasis on these areas is needed -- especially when it comes to...
27-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST


Cervical Cancer Awareness

While cervical cancer can be deadly, it is preventable. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Dr. Eugenia Girda shares more about screening and the HPV vaccine.
30-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST


Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

Typically around the holidays, healthy eating habits established over the year go by the wayside. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey registered dietitian shares a few tips to keep your waistline in check this holiday season.
27-Nov-2017 8:00 AM EST

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