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The Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Cancer Connection, February 2013

Your link to the latest news on research, treatment, prevention and education from the state's only

National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

 

Certain Men Receiving Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Likely to Have More Fractures After Treatment

 

Grace Lu-Yao

In what is believed to be the first study to describe the impact on men with a 'high' risk of bone fracture who are receiving long-term androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer, research from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows this population to have a higher incidence of fracture following completion of treatment. The findings were published in the January edition of BJU International.Learn more

Grant Supports Training of Breast Surgeons at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

 

Fellowship

For the second consecutive year, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Breast Cancer Alliance for its Breast Surgery Fellowship. The grant is for academic year 2013-2014. The one-year program provides surgeons with advanced training that prepares them to provide comprehensive care specifically for patients with breast disease.Learn more

Volunteers Sought to Educate Teens About Dangers of Tobacco and Excess Sun Exposure

 

Youth Educator Badge

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Office of Community Outreach is recruiting volunteers to deliver a cancer awareness and prevention curriculum to pre-teens and teens in the greater New Brunswick area. The Cancer Awareness Youth Educator Badge Program aims to educate more than 600 children about the dangers of tobacco use and excess sun exposure and how they can reduce their cancer risk.Learn more

Allstate New Jersey Raises $50K for The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

 

Allstate

Helping to make a positive impact in the fight against cancer, Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company has raised $50,000 through its annual 'Quotes for a Cure' campaign to benefit The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. This year's effort brings the total amount raised over the past four years to $150,000. The funds will support research, treatment, prevention and education programs.Learn more

 
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