From the Director

Robert S. DiPaola, MDWelcome to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. As the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, patients can be confident that they are receiving the most advanced cancer care delivered by a compassionate team of internationally reqcognized experts. As an NCI-designated Cancer Center, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey is able to provide its patients with access to the latest clinical trials available only at such centers. 

Our physicians and scientists are leaders in their field and are working diligently to develop new approaches to the detection, treatment and prevention of cancer through cutting-edge clinical, basic, population, and translational research all with one goal in mind - winning is everything!

As the cancer research hub for New Jersey, Rutgers Cancer Institute fosters collaborations with the State’s universities, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies which leads to bringing breakthrough discoveries to patients at a more rapid pace.  Rutgers Cancer Institute also serves as a valuable resource for New Jersey's pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for the development of new cancer treatments.

I welcome you to explore our web site and learn more about the incredible work being done at the Rutgers Cancer Institute and how we are outsmarting cancer with science.


Robert S. DiPaola, MD
Director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Science