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Newswise: Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Article ID: 709774

Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent annually for those younger than age 55. According to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert, there is still a lot of work to be done.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

Article ID: 703007

A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert weighs in on new screening resources to combat the disease.

Released:
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Article ID: 700937

September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and comprehensive management of this disease.

Released:
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Thyroid Cancer 101

Article ID: 700676

Thyroid Cancer 101

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how cancer might present there.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Article ID: 700476

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

Article ID: 700473

Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

With recent changes in recommendations for PSA testing for prostate cancer, confusion may exist for those considering the screening. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares what one needs to know when discussing the topic with his doctor.

Released:
13-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

Article ID: 698365

Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about that part of the cancer journey.

Released:
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Checking in (and Checking up) on Dad this Father’s Day

Article ID: 696157

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

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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.

Released:
14-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Sun Safety:  Planning is Your Best Protection

Article ID: 695068

Sun Safety: Planning is Your Best Protection

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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.

Released:
24-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT
Newswise: A Closer Look at the Association Between Breast Implants and an Uncommon Form of Cancer

Article ID: 691720

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

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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 Jersey’s Andrew Evens, DO, MSc, FACP, shares some insight.

Released:
28-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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