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Breast Cancer Resource Center

What is Breast Cancer?

M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, Chief, Section of Breast Surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute discusses breast cancer and treatment in a three part series in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

 

 

 

 

 

Articles and Blogs
 

The Rise of Oncoplastic Surgery

Shicha Kumar, MD, FACS, discusses what it means to have a lumpectomy for breast cancer with attention to cosmetic results. Read more

 

 

 

 

Celebrating Val Skinner and 20 Years of LIFE

Congratulations to the Val Skinner Foundation on the 20th anniversary of the LIFE Event, a charity golf outing that has raised more than $5M to support Rutgers Cancer Institute’s LIFE Center devoted to the needs of women with breast cancer, as well as precision medicine. Learn more

 

 

Schedule an annual mammogram today to catch cancer as early as possible

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Dr. Maria Kowzun discusses the importance of regular screening to find signs of cancer early enough to allow for treatment with fewer risks of defects. Read more

 

 

 

 

Finding Solutions

When Andrea Marcus learned she had stage 2 breast cancer, this busy, working mother wanted to get it behind her quickly. Experts at Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health worked together to find an individualized treatment approach for Marcus, which included a clinical trial. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Link From the Resource and Learning Center:

Breast Cancer

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Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium

 

 

 

 

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