The Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence is a formal partnership between the Rutgers School of Public Health and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, which will serve as a catalyst for training and education, research, community engagement, and public policy advocacy surrounding cancer health equity in one of the nation’s most ethnically and racially diverse states.
Advance the achievement of equitable access, improved health care quality, and better outcomes across the cancer continuum – prevention, early detection, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life care – through research, education and training, community engagement and outreach, and public policy advocacy.
Be the leading center in the nation for achieving cancer health equity, improving the quality of cancer care, and reducing the cancer burden.
2020 Impact Report
Advancement and impact drives everything we do at the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence. Our goal is to contribute in a lasting and meaningful way for all communities throughout the state, to build strong community partnerships and reduce cancer health disparities. This impact report unequivocally demonstrates our dedication to cancer health equity and our strong efforts in research, community outreach and engagement, training and education, and public policy advocacy and communication with all the communities across our catchment area of New Jersey. Our hope is to build upon our successes each year to make the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence the leading center in the nation for achieving cancer health equity. View Here
Science to Sidewalk
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is on the forefront of cancer research and innovation, seeking new pathways to understand properties of cancer that advance treatments closer to a cure. Rutgers Cancer Institute, in collaboration with RWJBarnabas Health is committed to meeting the cancer-related needs of communities across the state of New Jersey. Through bidirectional community outreach and engagement, we lead, conduct and support efforts to reduce the cancer burden in the Garden State.
Watch our educational video series on research being done here.
Pillars of Success
Watch our video series on the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence and our Pillars of success here.
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