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Newswise: Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more on their role in patient care.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Patient Safety, National Cancer Institute (NCI),

Released:
18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer with Attention to Cosmetic Results

Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer with Attention to Cosmetic Results

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

As more women live with breast cancer, minimization of significant deformity in the breast after breast preservation is increasingly gaining attention. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey surgical oncologist shares some insight.

Channels: Cancer, Women's Health,

Released:
25-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Leukemia: Not Just One Disease

Leukemia: Not Just One Disease

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

An estimated 61,780 new cases of leukemia will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Although leukemias are thought to occur in childhood, they can actually present at any age in both children and adults.

Channels: Blood, Cancer,

Released:
30-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent annually for those younger than age 55. According to a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert, there is still a lot of work to be done.

Channels: Blood, Cancer, Healthcare,

Released:
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert weighs in on new screening resources to combat the disease.

Channels: Cancer, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Technology,

Released:
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and comprehensive management of this disease.

Channels: Blood, Cell Biology, Genetics, Children's Health,

Released:
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Thyroid Cancer 101

Thyroid Cancer 101

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how cancer might present there.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Channels: Cancer, OBGYN, Women's Health,

Released:
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

With recent changes in recommendations for PSA testing for prostate cancer, confusion may exist for those considering the screening. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares what one needs to know when discussing the topic with his doctor.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Men's Health,

Released:
13-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about that part of the cancer journey.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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