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  • Rutgers Cancer Institute Receives State’s Highest Score in Cancer Specialty

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has also been recognized as one of the top five hospitals in New Jersey and a top 20 Regional Best Hospital in the New York Metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report in the annual Best Hospitals rankings. Read more

  • Welcoming the New Chief of Blood Disorders

    Matthew Matasar, MD, MS, has been named Chief of Blood Disorders at New Jersey’s leading cancer center and the only one in the state designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. In this role, he will oversee the Sections of Hematologic Malignancies; Transplant and Cell Therapy; and Benign Hematology. Read more

  • 'Topping Off' Celebrates the Future of Cancer Care

    A recent 'topping off' ceremony celebrated a key milestone in the construction of the Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center, New Jersey’s first state-of-the-art, free-standing cancer hospital. Learn more

  • Predicting a Survival Path in Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Investigators from Rutgers Cancer Institute, along with Tufts Medical Center, developed and validated a state-of-the-art clinical decision model to predict five-year progression-free and overall survival in adults with advanced-stage classic Hodgkin lymphoma using comprehensive individual patient data from international clinical trials and large prospective cancer registries. Learn More

  • Triple Immunotherapy Combination Potential Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

    Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute, with RWJBarnabas Health and in collaboration with investigators from MD Anderson, discovered a novel triple immunotherapy combination, targeting checkpoints on both T cells and myeloid suppressor cells, that dramatically improved anti-tumor responses by reprogramming the tumor microenvironment in preclinical models of PDAC. Learn more

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  • Impact of Cigarette Smoking and Alcohol Consumption on Black Breast Cancer Survivors

    Investigators from Rutgers Cancer Institute, together with RWJBarnabas Health, found that a higher risk of mortality in Black breast cancer survivors is associated with a history of cigarette smoking along with regular alcohol consumption at the time of diagnosis. Learn more

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Investigators Explore Impact of Cigarette Smoking and Alcohol Consumption on Black Breast Cancer Survivors
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health to Present Data at the 2023 ASCO Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium
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computer illustration of pancreas inside the human bodyStudy Uncovers Triple Immunotherapy Combination as Potential Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
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women in a workout studioWhat's the Connection Between HPV and Cervical Cancer? And More Questions You’re Reluctant to Ask
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wooden blocks flipping from 2022 to 2023 Rutgers Cancer Institute’s Year in Review: 2022
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headshot of Dr. EvensInvestigators Develop Model to Predict Overall Survival in Adults Diagnosed with Advanced Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma
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View Cancer Connection
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Cancer Connection magazine

View January 2023's Cancer Connection Monthly


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