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Healthy Holiday Tips

It’s that time of year again, where the holiday ‘hustle and bustle’ kicks in. While taking care of shopping, cooking and celebrating, don’t forget to take care of YOU! Experts at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey share some tips on how to have a healthy holiday season.

Proud to be Rutgers

July 1, 2013 started a new chapter for the Cancer Institute of New Jersey as we became Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey! The day was marked with a special ceremony welcoming the Institute and other components of UMDNJ into Rutgers and was celebrated with some 'Scarlet Spirit' by Cancer Institute faculty and staff. 

Healthy Summer Eating

Summer is finally in full swing! What better way to enjoy the season than by hosting a barbeque. When planning your next barbeque, try to think of healthy food options.

Creating a Precision Paradigm

Investigators working on the precision medicine initiative at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey are embarking on a genomic analysis study which could illuminate more options in developing personalized and precise therapies for cancer patients. Through Next Generation Sequencing and data analysis of DNA in tissue samples, researchers aim to identify genomic changes in rare and poor prognosis cancers in order to better guide treatment. 

Meet CINJ's Nurses 

When treatment nurse Joan Quagliata, RN, OCN, first started nursing school, she had no idea that she would soon be pursuing a career in oncology nursing.  It was her own diagnosis with cancer during that time and the skill and dedication from the nurses who cared for her that inspired her to choose that path. Twenty-five years later, she reflects on the “toughest job you will ever love.”

 

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