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  • $3.1 Million Grant Supports Exploration of Immune Response to Cancer Mutations 

    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators collaborate on translational research. Learn more

  • Pre-Diagnosis Stress Linked to Poor Quality of Life in Black Breast Cancer Survivors

    Investigators recently determined the association of pre-diagnostic allostatic load, a composite measure of cumulative physiological stress, with health-related quality of life in female African American and Black survivors of the disease. Learn more

  • $50K Grant Supports Exploration of Treatment for Liver Cancer

    Kristen Spencer, DO, MPH and X.F. Steven Zheng, PhD, have received a $50,000 award to help identify a potential treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Learn more

  • $1.6M NCI Grant Supports ‘RUYES’ Youth Education Program

    A $1.6 million NCI grant to Rutgers Cancer Institute will support the Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) Program, which aims to increase the diversity of the biomedical, cancer research workforce through a comprehensive learning experience. Learn more

  • Lung Cancer Resource Center

    Visit our Lung Cancer Resource Center for interviews and info on risk factors, treatment and screening - including how to quit smoking. Learn more

  • #ASTRO20: Studying Relapse Patterns in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Rutgers Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group researchers have determined response-based consolidation with modern radiation therapy is safe and effective in high-risk pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma patients. Read more

  • Exploring Therapeutic Strategy against Mutations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    ‘Jessie’ Yanxiang Guo, PhD, has received a $1.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the role of autophagy in the formation of tumors driven by mutations in tumor suppressors. Learn more

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  • Patient Care

    From doctor to nurse to social worker and others, our comprehensive team guides both patient and family through their cancer journey. Learn more

    Patient Education Library

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    Your cancer care is too important to wait

    Find out how we're transitioning back to our robust clinical operations

  • Clinical Trials

    As one of the National Cancer Institute’s designated cancer centers, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey provides access to the latest medicines through clinical trials. 
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  • Research

    Cancer research is one of the pillars of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Our physician-scientists engage in innovative techniques to unlock the mysteries of cancer, helping to make unique advances in the field.

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illustration of lung with cancer cellsFrom the Bench: Taking Steps toward New Lung Cancer Therapies
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pancreasAdvances in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment
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two women in masks, one in wheelchair and one kneeling next to herFacing New Challenges: Caregiving, Cancer, and COVID
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pancreatic cancer ribbon and paperPancreatic Cancer 101: Understanding the Basics
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man wearing mask breaking cigaretteTake Part in the 2020 Great American Smokeout
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firefightersRutgers Awarded $1.5 Million FEMA Grant to Support Volunteer Firefighter Cancer Research and Prevention
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View Cancer Connection
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Cancer Connection magazine

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