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Key Areas of Cancer Research to Be Presented by Thought Leaders at Atlantic Health System’s 2021 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care will continue its tradition of world-class medical education by hosting its 2021 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium. The symposium, held via Microsoft Teams with free registration, will take place...
16-Jun-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

7 Studies at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting Presented by Atlantic Health System Cancer Care Physician Researchers

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care physicians are lead or co-authors of seven original studies to be presented and published at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, held virtually June 4-8. The ASCO annual meeting is the world’s leading venue for...
7-Jun-2021 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atlantic Medical Group doses first patient in U.S. for new gene therapy for phenylketonuria

New treatment could help people with phenylketonuria (PKU), a genetic disorder that prevents people from metabolizing phenylalanine. Newborns are tested for PKU, which, if not diagnosed early, can have devastating effects. Patients with PKU follow a...
2-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Abhishek Singh to Lead Atlantic Health System’s Heart Success Program

Atlantic Health System has announced that Abhishek Singh, MD, PhD, has been named Medical Director of Atlantic Health System’s Heart Success program, which cares for patients with advanced heart failure. Dr. Singh is triple board-certified in...
25-May-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unique Expertise at Overlook Medical Center’s Neuroscience Institute Helps a Young Stroke Victim Triumph

27-year-old Joe Slota suffered a hemorrhagic stroke caused by an arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Strengthened by the love of his family and friends throughout the ordeal, Slota co-authored a book on his experience, "Can't? Just Did!"
24-May-2021 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Morristown Medical Center Among 1st to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients...
12-May-2021 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Patients Know About Their Implanted Coronary Stents: Not Enough, According to Morristown Medical Center Study

Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), had the provided stent card with them when surveyed at a later date, according to researchers at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical...
12-May-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS,...
4-May-2021 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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10 Things to Know About HPV and Throat Cancer

As we observe World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2020 (July 27), nationally known expert Tom Thomas, MD, MPH, has set out to clear up misunderstandings about how one type of head and neck cancer is related to human papillomavirus (HPV), which has...
27-Jul-2020 4:55 PM EDT

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10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia
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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