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A New Lease on Life for Prostate Tissue

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What if a prostate cancer patient could learn which anti-cancer treatments would work best for him without having to swallow a single pill or endure a single intravenous line or injection? Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey...
17-Apr-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Drug Resistant Mechanism Revealed for a New Targeted Cancer Therapy

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New research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shines a light on identifying ‘hot spots’ in drug-resistant mutations involving a certain protein found to influence cancer growth. The study appears in the current online edition of...
6-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Meridian Health Partners with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to Expand Personalized Treatment Offerings to Patients

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is joining forces with Meridian Health in offering patients with rare forms of cancer or with cancer that no longer responds to standard treatment access to a clinical trial. The research will use genomic...
31-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Research Shows Gene Removal May Aid Melanoma Treatment

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There are nearly 10,000 melanoma deaths in the U.S. each year, and while treatment advances have been made, a majority of melanoma patients will die from their disease. Building on these advances, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators...
25-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Favorable 15-Year Survival Outcomes for Older Prostate Cancer Patients with Low-Risk Disease

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Results from a population-based study from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey show favorable survival outcomes among patients with low-risk prostate cancer treated with conservative management initially. The study, which...
23-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Offers Clinical Trial for Solid Tumors with Novel Small Molecule Agent

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is offering a clinical trial examining the investigational treatment known as ONC201 in patients with solid tumors whose cancer no longer responds to standard therapy. Prior research on the study drug suggests...
4-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Advances Understanding of Surgical Treatment Options for Genitourinary Cancers

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Helping to advance scientific and clinical knowledge to combat cancers that affect the bladder, kidneys, urinary tract and male reproductive organs, physician scientists at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are presenting their latest research...
23-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Rutgers Research Finds Smokers Have Strong Support for Many E-Cigarette Policies

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As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is preparing to issue a final ruling on whether it will extend its tobacco regulatory authority to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers...
3-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

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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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