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Drug Used to Combat Pain Medication Side Effects May Help with Gastrointestinal Recovery and Shorten Length of Hospital Stay Following Testicular Cancer Surgery

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A drug given to reduce the side effects of strong post-surgery pain medications resulting in a reduced length of hospital stay for patients who have undergone major gastrointestinal or bladder cancer procedures is found to have similar benefit for...
13-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

$1.8M Grant Aids Exploration of Chronic Stress Role in Cancer Development

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A five-year, $1.8 million grant (R01CA203965) from the National Cancer Institute awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident research member Wenwei Hu, PhD, will support research to further explore how chronic stress impacts cancer...
18-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cervical Cancer: A Preventable Disease

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As the nation's 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers come together in support of recently updated HPV vaccination recommendations, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey gynecologic oncologist shares insight on how this vaccine...
10-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Review of Primary Care Provider Models in Care of Cancer Survivors Shows Opportunity for Enhancement

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For more than a decade, there has been a focus on involving primary care providers in the follow-up care of cancer survivors. A new study by Rutgers University and Harvard Medical School finds that despite a number of proposed care models, there is...
29-Dec-2016 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pinpointing Recurrent Genomic Alterations in Breast Cancer

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A genomic analysis study by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators and other colleagues has identified recurrent genomic alterations in a subset of breast cancer that are typically associated with a form of thyroid cancer and an...
8-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Steven K. Libutti Named as New Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Director and Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

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Aiming to further propel scientific discovery as well as augment and expand comprehensive cancer services for patients through collaborative efforts with Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health, Steven K. Libutti, MD, FACS, has been named as the new Director...
15-Nov-2016 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring Pathway Messaging in the Development of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher has received a $200,000 Grant from The V Foundation for Cancer Research to explore signaling in a cell pathway in triple-negative breast cancer.
3-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$596K Grant Supports Examination of Chronic Stress in Breast Cancer Development

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A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher has received a $596,250 award (W81XWH-16-1-0358) from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the role of chronic stress in breast cancer development. The focus of the work is to explore how...
25-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drawing the Line on Tanning Bed Use by Teens

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The FDA recently proposed a ban on tanning bed use by those under 18. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey behavioral scientist Jerod L. Stapleton, PhD, whose research aims to understand why young people frequently engage in indoor tanning, shares...
21-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST

What Is the Color of the Lung Cancer Ribbon?

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Most people are aware of the cancer signified by pink, but do they know the ribbon color of lung malignancy, a disease that kills more women each year than breast tumors? It is a bit of a trick question. Todd L. Demmy, MD, FACS, FCCP, chief of...
13-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Address Smoking Dangers and Quitting in Advance of March 18 ‘Kick Butts Day’

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11-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Discuss Smoking Dangers for ‘Kick Butts Day’

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In a call to action against tobacco use, nationwide events are slated for March 19 – known as ‘Kick Butts Day.’ Experts at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health are available for comment on cessation...
14-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Celebrates National Library Week: April 14 - 20

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The Cancer Institute of New Jersey joins communities, schools and other institutions across the nation in recognizing National Library Week (April 14 - 20). The Cancer Institute of New Jersey houses its own library known as the Resource and...
11-Apr-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Discuss Testicular Cancer Awareness

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Cancer education advocates across the nation will be focusing on cancer of the testes during Testicular Cancer Awareness Week (April 1 – 7). The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is making experts available to discuss various aspects of this...
25-Mar-2013 8:00 AM EDT

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Available for Comment

While the exact cause of most colorectal cancers is not known, risk factors include poor diet, lack of exercise, and having polyps in the colon or rectum areas. Those over age 50 also are at increased risk. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is...
26-Feb-2013 8:00 AM EST

Give the Gift of Life and Donate Blood This Holiday Season

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Every two seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. With just one donation of a pint of blood, up to three lives can be saved. Donating blood throughout the year is extremely important. But remembering to give really matters...
30-Nov-2012 8:00 AM EST

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