Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Receives State’s Highest Score in Cancer Specialty

August 10th 2022

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as one of the top five hospitals in New Jersey and a top 20 Regional Best Hospital in the New York Metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report in the annual Best Hospitals rankings.

Enhancing Awareness and Participation of Black Breast Cancer Patients in Clinical Trials

August 1st 2022

Coral Omene, MD, PhD, medical oncologist in the Stacy Goldstein Breast Cancer Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center together with RWJBarnabas Health, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research in partnership with ESPN to increase clinical trial awareness and enrollment of Black women with breast cancer.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and its Top Research Leader Dr. Eileen White Selected to Lead Global Cancer Grand Challenges Team Taking on Cancer Cachexia

July 13th 2022

A world-class team of researchers assembled and led by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and its Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer Eileen White, PhD, has been awarded a $25 million Cancer Grand Challenges grant to tackle the condition of cancer cachexia.

Colon Microbes Provide Clues to Favorable Treatment Options in a Subset of Colon Cancer Patients

June 16th 2022

Investigators from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, led a collaborative study to examine the patterns of druggable oncogenic fusions in colon cancer specimens including microsatellite-stable and unstable tumors.

New Chief of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies Named to New Jersey’s Only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

June 8th 2022

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health have appointed Ira Braunschweig, MD, as chief, Section of Transplant and Cell Therapy at Rutgers Cancer Institute, chief of the Transplant and Cell Therapy Service of the RWJBarnabas Health Oncology Service Line, and director for Cell Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

$3.5 Million NIH Grant to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Will Support a New ‘Lens’ in Lung Cancer Screening

May 12th 2022

With the aid of a $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant, investigators from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, along with Holden Cancer Center at the University of Iowa, and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, are collaborating on a project to address lung cancer screening disparities among individuals with a history of heavy smoking

$10M Appropriation from the State of New Jersey for Pediatric Cancer will Help Advance Research and Treatment

July 27th 2021

As the State’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey will lead this effort.