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Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence

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. 

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MISSION

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.

VISION

Be the leading center in the nation for achieving cancer health equity, improving the quality of cancer care, and reducing the cancer burden.

Read our Statement on Racism, Inclusion, and Diversity
 

Giving

The Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is affiliated with Rutgers University as part of Rutgers Health, the most comprehensive academic health care provider organization in New Jersey. To support the outreach and engagement activities of the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence with a tax-deductible contribution, visit this link.


2020 Impact Report

Cover of 2020 Impact ReportAdvancement 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

blue and white background with text reading Science to Sidewalk and logos for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health, and Rutgers School of Public Health

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

title card for Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence Pillars of Success

Watch our video series on the Cancer Health Equity Center of Excellence and our Pillars of success here

 

 

 

 

You can reach the team at chemembership@cinj.rutgers.edu 

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