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Advanced Lung Cancer Screening Available at Atlantic Health System

The Atlantic Health System lung cancer test uses low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) that only takes a few minutes to complete and may identify lung cancer at earlier, more curable stages. When compared to chest X-rays used in early detection, the...
20-Nov-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Atlantic Health System Cancer Care Enrolling Patients in Innovative Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials

November is national Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. This year alone, more than 56,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic tumors are particularly aggressive and hard to treat "due to a mutational profile that makes...
30-Oct-2019 5:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CAR T Cell Clinical Trial for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Begins at Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center. A select number of sites across the U.S. are involved in this study, which is done on an outpatient basis. The study is...
25-Oct-2019 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Overlook Medical Center Offers “Next Generation” 3-D Technology to Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care at Overlook Medical Center is now offering a highly advanced technology that will enhance the ability of physicians to diagnose, stage and treat prostate cancer. The UroNav Fusion Biopsy System fuses pre-biopsy...
23-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study to Evaluate Best Medical Management for Stroke Caused by Intracerebral Hemorrhage

The MIND study compares the safety and efficacy of a neuro-evacuation device to best medical management in evacuating intracerebral hemorrhage - a life-threatening kind of stroke which occurs when a diseased blood vessel within the brain bursts.
10-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Jersey’s First National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Awarded to Atlantic Health Cancer Consortium

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated Atlantic Health System as a National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) site of the Atlantic Health Cancer Consortium (AHCC). As New Jersey’s first and only NCORP, AHCC will help develop...
21-Aug-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Jersey Hospital Helps Pioneer Unique Personalized Immunotherapy for Metastatic Melanoma

Atlantic Melanoma Center is among the nation’s leading cancer programs participating in the clinical trials of a new type of personalized immunotherapy known as TIL (tumor infiltrating lymphocyte) therapy, in which the patient’s own immune...
14-Jun-2019 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atlantic Health System Physicians Co-Author Studies to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

Studies to be presented at the ASCO meeting are co-authored by research oncologists Eric Whitman, MD; Missak Haigentz, MD; and Angela Alistar, MD. Their ASCO studies include: two separate studies looking at TILS therapy and Keytruda for advanced...
31-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

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19-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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First Surgery with ROSA® Brain Robot in New Jersey Performed at Overlook Medical Center

The first surgery in New Jersey using the ROSA Brain robot was performed by Ronald Benitez, MD, chief of endovascular neurosurgery, Overlook Medical Center. Conventional brain surgery for epilepsy requires a craniotomy. Using ROSA Brain, surgeons...
29-Jul-2019 4:00 AM EDT

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Replacing Traditional OB/GYN Surgery with Minimally Invasive Procedures Can Shorten Hospital Stays, Allow Same-Day Discharge

Advances in technology are rapidly changing the way many gynecologic conditions and procedures are treated, and the traditional long hospital stays and complicated, invasive procedures requiring weeks of bedrest are being replaced with less...
4-Sep-2018 2:30 PM EDT

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Gastrointestinal Cancer Expert Dr. Angela Alistar Wants Public to Be Aware of Pancreatic Cancer’s Warning Signs

Nationally renowned gastrointestinal (GI) cancer physician-scientist Angela Alistar, MD thinks it is critical that everyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Alistar is medical director of GI medical oncology at the...
1-Dec-2017 2:00 PM EST

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  • Angela Alistar

    Medical Director, GI Medical Oncology, Morristown Medical Center

    Gastrointestinal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Clinical Trials, gi medical oncology researcher, Precision Oncology, Immunotherapy, inmmuno-oncology, cancer metabolism
  • Bonni Guerin

    Medical Director, Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention Program, Overlook Medical Center

    Breast Cancer, Immunotherapy, Clinical Trials
  • Damion Martins

    Medical Director of Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine, Sport, sports medicine doctors, Sports Performance, executive health
  • Mohamad Cherry MD

    Medical Director, Hematology, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care

    Hematology, Medical Oncology, Clinical Trials, hematologic malignancies, new therapeutics for relapsed and refractory blood cancers, Epigenetics


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