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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital Expands Oncology Leadership

New oncology leaders for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark have been named, further enhancing the facility’s expertise and ability to deliver National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer...
12-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Turning Up the Heat on Chemotherapy

While cancer treatment advances are being made in precision medicine and immunotherapy, a unique combination of traditional therapies can also provide some patients benefit. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about an...
8-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A Boost for Older Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Results of a phase II study presented at the recent American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting shows the best outcomes to date for older Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with brentuximab vedotin before and after AVD chemotherapy. A presenting...
7-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Doctors Named ‘Tops’ in Women’s Health

Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have earned recognition as a ‘Top Doctor for Women’s Health’ by Inside Jersey magazine, which recently released its annual listing.
5-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Using ‘LOHGIC’ to Assess Inherited Cancer Mutations

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have developed a statistical method to identify patients with potential inherited, germline alterations in tumor suppressor genes while estimating gene loss in cancer cells through targeted...
23-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Recognized as a Center of Excellence for Work on Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is now recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation in the research, diagnosis and treatment of MDS disorders.
22-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Oncology Leader Named at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health have named Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc, FACP as a new oncology leader responsible for the delivery of integrated cancer care across both entities in servicing the region. Dr. Evens, whose...
8-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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$1M Grant Supports Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Researcher on International Prostate Cancer Study

A $1 million grant from Gateway for Cancer Research will help Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Urologic Oncology Chief Isaac Yi Kim, MD, PhD, MBA evaluate the impact of surgically removing the prostate in men with metastatic prostate cancer in...
2-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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

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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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Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. It is a preventable disease as 80 percent of lung cancer deaths are thought to result from smoking. An expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey notes awareness and a...
14-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST

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During this National Minority Health Month, there is a focus on bridging health equity in our communities including ensuring minority populations have access to high quality cancer screenings and treatments, adequate insurance coverage and other...
18-Apr-2017 9:30 AM EDT

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Celebrating all types of libraries during National Library Week (April 9 - 16), Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is recognizing its own patient resources at its specialized library.
7-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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During cancer treatment, the main focus is on the patient. However, a cancer diagnosis affects the entire family, including caregivers, whose needs often can be overlooked. During this Social Work Month, members of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New...
2-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

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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

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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

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