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Indoor Tanning Rates Among New Jersey Teens Remain Stable Following State Enactment of Under Age 17 Ban

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Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health shows no significant decline in indoor tanning rates among children under age 17 following a ban on such use in New Jersey enacted in 2013. The authors say...
20-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fellowship Grants to Rutgers Cancer Institute Support Basic Science and Epidemiology

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Grants totaling $450,000, have been awarded to a number of investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Awards from the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research will help support various research...
14-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Helping Kids with Brain Tumors Recover Beyond the Disease

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Social strains and lack of social competence are common in children recovering from malignant brain tumors. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey behavioral scientist and colleagues from across the U.S. and Canada, examined a peer-mediated...
11-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$2.2M Grant Supports Exploration of Combined Therapies that Target Cancer Pathways and Promote Cell Death

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Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center have been awarded a $2.2 million grant to further explore and improve upon available cancer therapies that aim to block specific pathways that...
7-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute Oncologists Named Tops in Annual ‘Inside Jersey’ 2016 Listing

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A number of physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Doctor for Cancer Care’ by 'Inside Jersey' magazine.
16-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Helps Pediatric Cancer Survivors Go ‘Beyond the Cure’

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An effort by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to educate pediatric cancer survivors about late effects from cancer treatment is receiving a boost from The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) in the form of a ‘Beyond the Cure’...
8-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigational Immunotherapy Drug Well Tolerated in Those with Rare Form of Melanoma

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An investigational immunotherapy drug being tested in the treatment of a rare form of skin cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma has been found to be well tolerated with a clinical benefit seen in up to 42 percent of patients who failed prior...
6-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fighting Advanced Thyroid Cancer with Immunotherapy

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As the chance of being diagnosed with thyroid cancer has risen in recent years, an investigator at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues are exploring the impact of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab on advanced disease. Updated...
2-Jun-2016 8:00 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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