Our compassionate team of breast health experts delivers state-of-the-art treatment and care for our patients with breast cancer. We offer a full spectrum of breast health services from diagnoses to prevention, treatment, support, and survivorship of all breast cancers, including rare and complex diagnoses. When appropriate, we provide opportunities to receive emerging therapies as part of participation in clinical trials. We are a multidisciplinary center with an emphasis on translational research, which means the close collaboration between our clinicians and researchers enables us to move scientific discovery into clinical practice rapidly and efficiently.
Breast Cancer Services and Treatment Options
Our patients have access to our entire team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, enabling them to take an active role in their treatment plan.
Doctors often use small, permanent tattoo marks to accurately target the patient's disease during daily treatments. Tattoo-less radiotherapy eliminates the need for those marks with Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT), which uses specialized cameras to track the patient's position in a non-invasive manner.
- Medical, surgical, and radiation therapy
- Our high risk assessment clinic, and genetic counseling and testing through the LIFE Center
- Individualized treatment plans with access to a full suite of resources and services, including nurse navigation, diet and nutrition therapy, mental health counseling, financial counseling, and on-site specialty pharmacy services
- Support groups and education classes for patients, families, and caregivers
- Advanced treatment options and emerging therapies through clinical trials
- Specialized care designed to meet the unique needs of patients living with cancer through the Survivorship Program
Meet Our Team
Advances in Breast Cancer on EBC Radio
Dr. Mridula George discusses types of breast cancer, symptoms to be aware of, latest treatment advances, and the prevalence of these diagnoses within the South Asian community. Listen here.
Why Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Need to Include More Black Women
Increasing participation of black women in clinical trials is vital as they often face more obstacles when preventing, treating and surviving cancer. Learn more.
Impact of Genetic Ancestry and Social Environment on Breast Cancer in Black Women
Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health examined associations between African genetic ancestry, neighborhood social environment, and outcomes in Black breast cancer survivors. Learn more.
Mammograms are Crucial to Women’s Health: Here’s why
Regularly screening for breast cancer is vital for early detection and one of the best ways to tackle the disease, as self-exams cannot find everything. Learn more.
Let’s Beat Breast Cancer Together
Mammograms are one of the best ways to tackle breast cancer, as early detection helps to reduce risk and prevent the need for invasive treatment. Schedule your mammogram today!
Enhancing Awareness: Increasing Participation of Black Women in Cancer Clinical Trials
Dr. Coral Omene discusses the disparities in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as reasons why it is vital to include more black women in clinical trials. Watch here.
Patient Philosophy of Care
Shicha Kumar, MD, FACS, Breast Surgical Oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey discusses her patient philosophy of care. Watch here.
Breast Cancer Prevention and Screening
When breast cancer is detected early, it’s easier and more successful to treat. Rutgers Cancer Institute nurse clinician, Sri Kota, BA, RN, OCN discusses breast cancer risk factors, prevention, and screening. Watch here.