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Need-to-Know Signs of Colon Cancer in Men

More than 50,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. It typically begins in the large intestine as small, noncancerous clumps of cells or polyps. Over time (if left undiagnosed and untreated), these polyps can become cancerous. Though the exact cause of colon cancer is unknown, those with a … Continued

Teaching Personalized Cancer Care to PharmD Students in Central Jersey

Eileen R. Peng, PharmD is a skilled doctor of pharmacy dedicated to integrated, personalized care. Through her work with PharmD students at Rutgers University, she is bringing tomorrow’s oncology pharmacists into the forefront of individualized cancer care. Dr. Peng is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy-Rutgers University, leading the ambulatory … Continued

Coronavirus Updates

Important Notice About Coronavirus and COVID-19 To Our Patients: As a dedicated provider of cancer care, we are at all times committed to your and your family’s health. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At RCCA-Central Jersey, we have … Continued

How Do Oncologists in New Jersey Use Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer?

The male prostate is a small, walnut-shaped gland that produces the fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. Aside from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer, affecting one in nine American men each year. Thankfully, more than 90 percent of prostate cancer cases are discovered in the early stages, when tumors most likely to respond … Continued

Proving Dedication to Patients by Getting Involved

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

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

Ten Ways Oncology Social Workers Improve Cancer Therapy

The role of the oncology social worker is to help patients, families and their caregivers deal with the reality of cancer. They are specially trained and skilled to assist with the psychological, social, emotional and spiritual needs of everyone involved. Ten ways oncology social workers improve cancer therapy Oncology social workers play an important role … 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

Success Rate of Infusion Therapy on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Approximately 1.5 million people in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis (RA); it affects three times more women than men. You’ve likely heard the term before and associated it with sore joints in the hands and feet. In fact, rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder in which your body’s immune system attacks its own … Continued

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