Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
The main facility of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is located at 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ, across the street from our flagship Cancer Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and RWJBarnabas Health facility. Our 225,000 square foot location houses patient-focused outpatient clinical space for adult and pediatric patient care as well research space for our renown faculty members to conduct basic, clinical, population, and translational research. Rutgers Cancer Institute provides multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art cancer care including access to the latest medicines and most advanced treatment options available such as clinical trials. Learn more
Located a few blocks away from the main facility, Rutgers Cancer Institute’s Programs at Plum Street provide advanced treatment options for malignant as well as benign disorders of the head, neck, brain and spine. The Brain and Spine Tumors Program, Head and Neck/Otolaryngology Program, Advanced Neurosurgery Program, and Neuropsychology Program are housed at this location. The programs’ multidisciplinary team includes neurosurgeons, an otolaryngologist, medical oncologists, neuropsychologists, nurse practitioners, and other support personnel who provide a compassionate and modern environment for care. Learn more
Scheduled to open in the late spring 2017, this new clinical space will house Rutgers Cancer Institute’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program and Hematologic Malignancies Programs as well as the Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health’s seven-day-a-week infusion area. The facility is located across the street from the main facility in the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital East Tower building. Check back for additional details.
Through our partnership with University Hospital, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital provides NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Care services such as access to the most advanced cancer treatment options and clinical trials to the residents of the greater Newark region to improve outcomes for patients and their families impacted by cancer. Learn more about the multidisciplinary patient care at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark.
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating more than 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH-Hamilton, RWJUH-Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and four accountable care organizations.
Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health have a unique partnership that combines the strength of both entities bringing world class cancer care close to home. This integrated cancer care model provides patients with the most advanced cancer treatment and diagnostic options in a comfortable and comprehensive patient-centric environment.
Meridian Health, comprised of Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, Southern Ocean Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital, is a System Partner of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Meridian Cancer Care, a multi-disciplinary team that can include medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, nurse navigators and other related specialists, takes a prospective view of each patient’s case prior to recommending treatment options. Other members of the team may include research nurses to help determine if a patient is eligible for a clinical trial, a social worker and/or palliative care nurse to assess family and personal needs, and a board-certified genetic counselor to determine if a consult is needed. In May 2015, Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network signed a definitive agreement to merge. Learn more
JFK Medical Center in Edison is committed to providing quality care for individuals with cancer. The Center offers all the services needed to effectively treat cancer, including surgery, medical oncology, radiation therapy, nursing care, support and counseling services, nutritional assistance and outpatient treatment options. The Center has been designated by the Commission on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Center. Patients are treated by a multi-disciplinary team that may include medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, neuro oncologists, internal medicine, family practice and radiology; board certified surgeons who are specialists in reconstructive, gynecologic, urologic and neurologic surgery; nurses specially trained in cancer treatment and certified to administer chemotherapy, counselors, who address a full range of psychosocial needs from diagnosis through bereavement; clergy to support all faiths; physical, occupational, speech and nutritional therapists. Learn more