Now more than ever, we are reminded that health and wellness should always be a top priority. National Women’s Health Month and Mother’s Day, both celebrated in May, are important reminders that women can take control of their health by making feasible lifestyle choices and focusing on preventive care to lower the risk of certain cancers.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Leader Elected as a Fellow to the American Association for Cancer Research Academy
Deputy director, chief scientific officer, and associate director for Basic Research at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been elected to the 2021 class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy, a prestigious accolade offered only to individuals whose work has had a significant and enduring impact on cancer research.
Gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancers are rare, which is why it is important to learn the signs and symptoms of these diseases and help spread awareness. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert highlights these types of cancers for Gallbladder and Bile duct cancer awareness month.
In a recent study, researchers from Rutgers University explored the therapeutic response to Tamoxifen, a drug that blocks the activity of estrogen to the breast, in estrogen-receptor (ER) positive breast cancer by using a computational framework to predict treatment resistance based on behavior of molecular pathways.
Leslie M. Kantor, professor and chair of the Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the Rutgers School of Public Health has been named the 2020 Allan Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence recipient from the Mailman School of Public Health.
Exploring the Role of Tumor Suppressor Enhancers in the Development of T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey identified a novel enhancer that interacts with a tumor suppressor gene and explored its involvement in normal T-cell development as well as in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).
Recent research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert as part of a phase 3 study from the Children’s Oncology Group explores response-based consolidation with modern radiation therapy as safe and effective standard of care for pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma patients. This work is being presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) this week.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Awarded $1.6M for Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) Program for Underrepresented Youth and Educators
The Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) program, funded by the National Cancer Institute, will engage underrepresented minority undergraduate and high school students in cutting-edge cancer research, curriculum support, and professional development activities.
Presence of Cumulative Physiological Stress Prior to Diagnosis Linked to Poor Health-Related Quality of Life in African American and Black Breast Cancer Survivors
Rutgers University investigators conducted a study to determine the association of pre-diagnostic allostatic load, which is a composite measure of cumulative physiological stress and wear and tear on the body, with health-related quality of life in African American and Black survivors of breast cancer.
Incidence and mortality of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a common type of liver cancer, is increasing in the United States. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts have received a $50,000 award through the Translational Research Pilot Award Program that will support the examination of how a drug combination impacts the growth of both human HCC cancer cells and tumors in laboratory models, with the goal of identifying a new treatment for patients with this disease.
The thyroid is a key part of the endocrine system, a small gland at the base of your neck that produces a hormone that helps control your body’s metabolism. One of the most common and treatable cancers in the United States is thyroid cancer. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert discusses research and treatment for this disease.