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Study Reveals New Targets for Next-Generation COVID-19 Vaccines and Tests, Beyond Antibodies

This clinical trial increased an understanding of how T cells mount a response to COVID-19 infection. These findings pave the way for diagnostic tests that detect COVID immunity based on T cells instead of antibodies. Research demonstrates that...
5-Aug-2020 12:00 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 Add to Favorites

5 Key Areas of Cancer Research Presented by Thought Leaders at Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care will continue its tradition of world-class medical education with its 2020 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium. The symposium, held virtually this year with free registration, will take place Saturday,...
15-Jun-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Clinical Research Study Underway at Atlantic Health System, Including Immune Response Study

The COVID Research Program is rapidly enrolling patients from New Jersey, which has one of the world’s highest concentrations of COVID-19 patients. Atlantic Health System offers a study sponsored by TScan Therapeutics, Inc., a leading T cell...
4-Jun-2020 5:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Promise for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Who Require New Treatment Options

A new type of immunotherapy treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is being tested by Missak Haigentz, Jr., MD, medical director of hematology and oncology for Atlantic Health System. Early results appear promising in this...
29-May-2020 6:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Dr. Alistar has pioneered the use of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Devimistat uniquely targets enzymes involved in cancer...
28-May-2020 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute. The...
21-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Bonni Lee Guerin, MD Honored By American Cancer Society - Northeast Region

Bonni Lee Guerin, MD, hematologist/oncologist and physician researcher at Overlook Medical Center, was honored by the American Cancer Society for her role in advancing breast cancer treatment and prevention. In addition to her forward-looking...
18-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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