In The News: Monthly Highlights

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey research, programs, patients, and/or faculty experts are frequently featured in print, broadcast and online media including national, regional and oncology-specific news outlets.

January 2023

CBS NY: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center using high-tech science to lower risk of developing pancreatic cancer
Health Day: Preventing Cervical Cancer: An Expert Answers Your Questions
GU Oncology Now: The Future of Personalized Care in Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

December 2022

Medscape: MCL: Event-Free Survival at 2 Years Bodes Well
Pharmacy Times: Partial Breast Stereotactic Radiation May Lead to Less Toxicity in Breast Cancer Treatment
New Jersey Business Magazine: An All-Encompassing Fight against Cancer

November 2022

Jersey’s Best: Key developments emerge in pediatric cancer research and treatment
NJ.COM: How Big Ten Changed Rutgers beyond Athletics 
ROI: ‘The Morris’: No Debating Impact Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center Will Have on N.J.

October 2022 

Asbury Park Press: Your Life Is Not Over’: Freehold Mom Fought Off Breast Cancer While Pregnant
News 12 NJ: Rutgers Oncologist Says Less is more when it Comes to Breast Cancer Treatment 
The Oncology Nurse: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey: Dedicated to Improving Patient Care

September 2022 

ABC NY: Health Experts Encourage Women To Get Annual Mammogram
ROI NJ: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey receives $2M grant from Merck Foundation to advance equitable cancer care
NJ.COM: What does $225M buy? N.J. hospital says 137,000 square feet and ‘top quality’ care

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August 2022 

Jersey’s Best: Is immunotherapy the next big breakthrough?
Health Day: Dealing With Grief on the Cancer Journey
OncLive: Enhancing Awareness and Participation of Black Breast Cancer Patients in Clinical Trials

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July 2022 

TapInto New Brunswick: Seeing Morris Cancer Center's Rapid Progress 'Makes it Real'
Patch: Enhancing Awareness and Participation of Black Breast Cancer Patients
ROI NJ: Cancer care: Rutgers Cancer Institute of N.J. and RWJBarnabas Health offer most advanced radiation therapy treatment

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June 2022 

The Washington Post: Debunking Myths about Cancer
Healio News: VIDEO: First-line anti-EGF vs. anti-VEGF in certain patients with colorectal cancer
ROI NJ: Rutgers Cancer Institute of N.J. team heads group awarded $25M for research

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May 2022 

News 12 New Jersey: Asian Pacific Americans Cancer Disparities
Reuters Health: Drugs Targeting Kinase Fusions May Boost Outcomes in Some Microsatellite-Instable Colorectal Cancers
Oncology Nursing News: How Oncology Providers Can Help Mitigate CRC Screening Disparities

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April 2022

Healio: Rutgers Cancer Institute names new chief of bone marrow transplant and cellular therapies Health Care Power 50: L-Z  
Reuters Health: First-recorded treatment of pregnant lymphoma patient with checkpoint inhibitor
HealthNewsDigest: Help Cancer Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers
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March 2022  

NJ BIZ: Health Care Power 50: L-Z  
NJ.COM: Women’s History Month:She teaches dedication to science and the pursuit of truth
OncologyTube: M. Michele Blackwood, MD I-SPY2 Breast Cancer Phase II I-Spy2 Trial
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February 2022  

ROIGoel named director of trials program at Rutgers Cancer Institute
101.5: NJ Docs Looking for More Ways to Fight Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
OncLive: Dr. Evens on the Design of a Retrospective Analysis Evaluating Salvage Regimens in R/R Hodgkin Lymphoma

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January 2022

WGBO Radio: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; Young People Urged to Get Vaccine
Health Day: You Don't Have to Be a Smoker to Get Lung Cancer
OncologyTube Podcast: Performance of Next Generation Sequencing for Minimal Residual
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December 2021

Healio: Personal experiences with cancer help clinicians ‘share the journey’ with patients
New Jersey Business Magazine: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Delivers integrative care and collaborative research
Oncology Nursing News: Helping Patients Manage Cancer-Related Fatigue

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November 2021

NJ BIZ: Rutgers Cancer Institute, RWJBarnabas launch home infusion program
Crain’s NY
New Jersey Business Magazine
Becker’s Hospital Review
NJ 101.5
U.S. News & World Report: Are You at Risk for Pancreatic Cysts?
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October 2021

NJ 101.5: Pediatric Cancer in NJ Getting More Attention and Funding with New Laws
New Jersey Family: What You Can Do to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
Healio: Q&A Navigating COVID-19’s disruptions to breast cancer care

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September 2021

ROI: Haigentz named new chief of thoracic and head and neck medical oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh Business Times: Middlesex County, New Jersey: Aiming to be America’s leading intersection for economic growth and opportunities
Mega Doctor News: Women’s Wellness: Types of Gynecologic Cancers and their Warning Signs

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August 2021

ROI: RCI’s Hayes selected as 2021 Fellow by American Academy of Nursing
Let Life Happen: Overcoming Obstacles to Health Equity in Breast Cancer Prevention and Control
BioSpace: The Next Generation of Treatments for Advanced Cervical Cancer

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July 2021

News 12 New Jersey: Rutgers Cancer Institute Received $10M from the state of New Jersey
Medscape: Oncology Social Workers 'Just as Important' as Chemo
WNET-TV (PBS): The Impact of COVID on Cancer Care

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June 2021 Special Edition: Groundbreaking

Crain’s NY Business: RWJBarnabas, Rutgers Break Ground on $750M Cancer Hospital
Home News Tribune: A Crossroads for Healing': NJ's First Freestanding Cancer Hospital Breaks Ground
WMBC TV: RWJBarnabas Health and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Broke Ground on a New 750-Million-Dollar Facility

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May 2021

Morrison’s Cove Herald: Oncology Nurse from East Freedom Earns Doctorate
Cancer Network: Next-Generation Sequencing for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Technology Whose Time Has NOT Come
The Cancer Letter: Hinrichs reflects on his move from NCI to Rutgers Cancer Immunology and Metabolism Center of Excellence

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April 2021

New Jersey Business Magazine: Ludwig Cancer Research Opens New Branch at Princeton University
Health Day: Guys, Take the Lead in Self-Checks for Testicular Cancer
American Journal of Managed Care: Dr Russell Langan on the Implementation of Cloud-Based Patient Surveillance

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March 2021

CBS New York: COVID Impact: Doctors Say Delayed Care For Other Conditions No Longer An Issue, Urge Patients To Book Appointments
NJ BIZ: Health Care Power 50: L-Z
Jersey’s Best: N.J.’s first freestanding cancer center will bring care right to patients’ doorstep

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February 2021

Becker’s Hospital Review: Rutgers study finds little coronavirus on cancer care facility surfaces
Oncology Nursing News: Cancer Prevention: Why, Who, When, Where, How
Targeted Oncology: Rutgers Cancer Institute Names New Leader of Gynecologic Oncology

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January 2021

Healthcare Design: FIRST LOOK: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center
News 12 New Jersey: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Gets Anonymous $25 M Donation
U.S. News & World Report: Tips for Making 2021 a Healthier Year

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