• Low-Cost Lung Cancer Screening Now Available

    Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States.  Aiming to promote the early detection of this disease, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has partnered with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and University Radiology to offer $99 lung cancer screenings for those who meet the criteria. Learn more

  • Exploring Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

    Research led by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS, shows advanced-stage melanoma patients have significant improvement in durable response rate and a trend toward improved survival when treated with a genetically-modified form of a herpes virus. Read more

  • A Black Diamond Challenge

    After battling both breast and ovarian cancers with the help of her healthcare team at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, ski enthusiast Virginia Borromeo is back on the slopes. Read more about her inspirational story in the latest edition of Cancer Connection magazine. Read more

  • 525,600 Reasons to Celebrate!

    Describing her journey this past year including starring on Broadway and her battle with ovarian cancer, Broadway star Valisia Lekae spoke before some 200 guests gathered for the annual Survivors Day celebration hosted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Take a look at how we celebrated!
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15-Year Overall Survival Benefit Lacking in Older Men Treated with Hormone Therapy for Early-Stage Prostate Cancer
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Director Honored for Contributions to Oncology Field
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Breast Surgery Fellowship Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute Receives Support from Breast Cancer Alliance
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Leader Tapped for National Post
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