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Mechanism Uncovered for Protein Activator Could Play Role in Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy for Colorectal Cancer

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Uncovering the mechanisms of a protein activator involved in promoting colorectal cancer, scientists from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey demonstrated that a small GTPase enzyme, known as Rab1A, is a key switch for amino acid signaling – a...
16-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Explores Investigational Treatment for Rare Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of 50 global sites to offer a clinical trial examining an investigational treatment for a rare cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma.
15-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

$5.7 Million Grant will Expand Rutgers/Roswell Park African-American Breast Cancer Study to Include Impact of Obesity on Survival and Quality of Life

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A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute expand their research into breast cancer in...
13-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Breast Cancer Programs at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to Benefit from Pink Ribbon Bagel™ Effort

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of the many breast cancer-related entities nationwide that will benefit from the sale of the Pink Ribbon Bagel at Panera Bread® bakery-cafes during the month of October. The effort is in honor of...
30-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Named Among ‘Top Docs’ in State

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Recognized by colleagues across the state and nation for their dedication and skill, several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Doctor’ by Inside Jersey magazine.
18-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Clinical Trial at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Examines Vaccine-Based Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of several worldwide sites to offer a clinical trial examining the investigational vaccine-based treatment PROSTVAC in patients with prostate cancer that is no longer responsive to hormone therapy and...
17-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Studying Low Participation in Cancer Screenings by South Asians

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In an effort to learn why South Asians in New Jersey and New York City have low participation rates when it comes to some cancer screenings, researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are conducting a study to further explore this issue....
15-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Rutgers Receives $10 Million Pledge to Advance Treatment of Cancer Patients

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A $10 million anonymous pledge will support a collaborative precision medicine effort between Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RUCDR Infinite Biologics aimed to help advance the treatment of patients with rare and resistant cancers that...
9-Sep-2014 12:30 PM EDT

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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

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, other than skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in males. It is estimated that approximately 240,000 new cases of prostate cancer will occur in the United States...
27-Aug-2012 2:30 PM EDT

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