Bringing Community Involvement in Cancer Care to a Whole New Level

At Regional Cancer Care Associates–Central Jersey, we’re dedicated to community-based cancer care. This means that we pursue the highest standards of care specifically in the service of the communities in which we practice medicine, live, shop and send our kids to school. In other words, we are not merely in the community but of it, … Continued

Treating Breast Cancer Early: Five Myths About Early Detection

Treating Breast Cancer Early: Five Myths About Early Detection For many women, breast cancer does not come with early warning signs or symptoms. That’s why regular mammograms and other health screens are crucial. Finding breast cancer early through preventive health screening gives you a better chance of successful treatment. Common symptoms of breast cancer Possible … Continued

Mohs Surgery or Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer

Mohs Surgery or Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer If you’ve been diagnosed with basal cell and squamous cell skin cancer and are looking for the best treatment option, it’s important to understand what’s available. Mohs surgery and radiation are two common treatment options. What is Mohs Surgery? You’ve probably heard about Mohs surgery, but might … Continued

Infusion Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

If you or a loved one is living with multiple sclerosis (MS), you may have undergone different types of treatments, and found that infusion is most effective for you. Your MS infusion treatments may be administered as a disease-modifying therapy to help slow activity and progression. Or you may need them to help control relapses/flare-ups … Continued

What Happens During Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy treats many types of cancer with either oral or intravenous medications. This treatment is considered systemic because it affects the entire body, not just the cancer cells. Chemotherapy medications attack rapidly growing cancer cells, but they may also attack healthy cells that are growing rapidly. For this reason many cancer patients who receive chemotherapy … Continued

Understanding Cancer Treatment

If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming and even scary. We understand how devastating it can be to process a cancer diagnosis while trying to understand your options. There’s a lot of new information coming your way about your specific type of cancer, as well as … Continued

How to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects more than 300,000 U.S. women each year. In fact, women are diagnosed with breast cancer more often than any other type of cancer. If you’re concerned about breast cancer, the skilled physicians at Regional Cancer Care Associates urge you to take steps toward breast cancer prevention. Unfortunately, some risk factors, like family … Continued

Can Cell Phones Really Cause Cancer?

They connect us to our friends, family and coworkers. They can wake us up, provide instant facts on random subjects, count our calories and help us protect our homes from would-be intruders. We depend on our cell phones now more than ever, and that makes a lot of people nervous when it comes to the … Continued

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