Learn About Astera Cancer Care’s Past Events and Seminars
Lunch ‘n Learn with the Doctors Fall Series: Managing The Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation
Dr. Desai on The HeartBeat Radio Show
Dr. Pancari on The Heartbeat Radio Show
Did you miss Dr. Pancari on Heartbeat Radio with Dr. Singal? Dr. Pancari explains who needs bone marrow transplants, types of transplants and provides an overview of the process. Click below to listen to the podcast.
Dr. Fang on The Heartbeat Radio Show
Did you miss Dr. Fang on Heartbeat Radio with Dr. Singal? Dr. Fang talks about a new technology in cancer treatment— using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cells. Click below to listen to the podcast.
Dr. Pan on The Heartbeat Radio Show
Dr. Pan was featured on Heartbeat Radio on Saturday, 6/8 at noon with Dr. Dinesh K. Singal to discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of anemia.
The North Central Jersey Oncology Nursing Chapter hosted its annual Best of ONS meeting on May 23, 2019. Best of ONS consists of members with accepted poster or podium presentations at the ONS Congress to present to local members who could not attend during a chapter meeting.
This year Astera Cancer Care had 4 accepted poster presentations as follows:
Michelle Profaci, Yvonne Ferrara, & Barbara Ragan titled: Nurses Create a Pilot Program to Reduce Chemotherapy Infusion Chair Time
Amita Patel MSN, NP-C, AOCNP; Shannon Woerner MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Tina Flocco, MAN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Valerie Shander, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, and Rachel Carroll MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP titled: Develop a Comprehensive Nursing Citizenship Program in a Multi-Location Oncology Practice
Valerie Shander MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Ellen Ronnen MD; Amita Patel MSN, NP-C, AOCNP; Shannon Woerner MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Tina Flocco MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Rachel Carroll MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP titled: Survivorship Care Plans Completion: The Role of the Chemotherapy Teaching Visit vs. EMR Treatment Intent
Valerie Shander MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Ellen Ronnen MD; Melissa Cruz LPN; Amita Patel MSN, NP-C, AOCNP; Shannon Woerner MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Tina Flocco MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP; Rachel Carroll MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP titled: Managing Diabetes in the Oncology Setting
Dr. Nissenblatt presenting a lecture “From Here to Eternity: How to Die of Old Age” at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center.
We are proud to be supporting the annual Chinese American Association Gala on March 2, 2019 to help endorse the oldest non-profit Chinese organizations in New Jersey. As a cancer care center enriched with diversity and inclusion we believe in preserving culture and promoting harmony in the community.
Dr. Salwitz on The Heartbeat Radio Show
Dr. Salwitz will be featured on Heartbeat Radio on Saturday, 12/8 at noon with Dr. Dinesh K. Singal to discuss the benefits, use and risks of medical marijuana! Be sure to tune in to EBC Radio 1170 AM or 104.7 FM!
A Night of Wine and Roses Hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Michael Nissenblatt and the American Cancer Society on May 4th.
The Night of Wine and Roses is a powerful and inspiring gala that unites New Jersey in the fight against cancer. To learn more about our inspiring event please click here.
Attend our FREE event to learn about new immunotherapy treatments for common cancers.
Phillip D. Reid MD will discuss what patients should know about new immunotherapy treatments for common cancers.
Join us on March 3rd for our South Asian Community Day of Wellness!
You can Register at cancersupportcnj.org/registration or give us a call
or call us at 908-658-5400
YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center presents: A Panel Discussion & Luncheon.
Join our medical experts on March 2nd, to discuss the latest on Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Advances in Breast Cancer and New Developments in 2017
Dr. Ellen A. Ronnen
Astera Cancer Care
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Location: East Brunswick Public Library
2 Jean Walling Civic Center
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Registration is preferred. Space is limited; register today by calling 908-856-5400 ext. 6 or visit http://cancersupportcnj.org/registration/
Light refreshments will be provided.
Breast Cancer Resource Center Guest Speaker Series: Tuesday May 9, 2017
Astera Cancer Care is pleased to present “Blue Genes, Green Genes, My Genes, Your Genes: Navigating the Challenges of Hereditary Breast Cancer and Returning to Safety” by Dr. Michael J. Nissenblatt, Medical Oncologist, at the Breast Cancer Resource Center in Princeton.
There will be a complimentary light dinner at 6:30 pm for breast cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The presentation will begin at 7:00 pm.
This event is open to the public. Reserve your spot today today! (RSVP required by Friday, May 5 – contact: 609-497-2100 x355 or email@example.com
The team at Astera Cancer Care is excited to announce The 31st Annual American Cancer Society Gala: A Night of Wine and Roses, hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Michael Nissenblatt and the American Cancer Society. This event has raised over $1.6 million in the last six years alone to go towards programs and services provided by the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be held Friday, May 5th at 7:00 pm at The Palace at Somerset Park. For more information, see this flyer. We hope to see you there!
Watch the video from Dr. Fang’s March 28th, 2017 presentation “What’s New in Lung Cancer?”
- What puts someone at risk for breast cancer?
- How have treatment options changed in 2017?
- Are there now better remedies for treatment related systems than in the past?
- How lifetime changes help prevent recurrence after treatment?
- Attend and get educated on the latest advances in treatment, ask questions, and learn more.
- Enjoy time together when Hadassah and Sisterhood women unite as one.
Learn to Create Delicious and Easy Cancer-Fighting Meals!
Register now for Coping with Cancer in the Kitchen™ , an action-oriented nutrition and cooking workshop using research-based information and strategies.
Coping with Cancer in the Kitchen™ is a free 90 minute, seven-week workshop designed to help you make healthy eating changes through group counseling, hands-on food preparation, recipe tasting, facilitated discussion and structured goal setting. Registered dietitians and licensed social workers will guide you through the process with these weekly themes:
Module 1: American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Recommendations for Cancer Prevention & Intro to Foods that Fight CancerTM
Module 2: AICR’s New American Plate & One-Pot Meals
Module 3: Beans and Whole Grains
Module 4: Breakfast and Snacks
Module 5: Comfort Foods
Module 6: Veggies
Module 7: Building a Foods that Fight CancerTM
This workshop will be initially open to cancer survivors, age 18 years or older, that have completed active cancer treatment, not including hormonal or other similar agents, e.g., tamoxifen.
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Cancer Support Community Central NJ. 3 Crossroads Drive. Bedminster, NJ 07921
(This workshop meets every Thursday until April 6th with the exception of March 23)
Watch the video from Dr. Salwitz’ May 19, 2016 presentation:
Watch the video from Dr. Nissenblatt’s April 6, 2016 presentation: