Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What is Breast Cancer?

M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, Chief, Section of Breast Surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute discusses breast cancer and treatment in a three part series in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three






Articles and Blogs

The Rise of Oncoplastic Surgery

Shicha Kumar, MD, FACS, discusses what it means to have a lumpectomy for breast cancer with attention to cosmetic results. Read more





Celebrating Val Skinner and 20 Years of LIFE

Congratulations to the Val Skinner Foundation on the 20th anniversary of the LIFE Event, a charity golf outing that has raised more than $5M to support Rutgers Cancer Institute’s LIFE Center devoted to the needs of women with breast cancer, as well as precision medicine. Learn more

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