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Lifesaving Care in the Community

By |2020-07-07T14:11:35-04:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Leader of Breast Cancer Nonprofit Shares Her Own Survivorship Story As the executive director of Susan G. Komen New Jersey, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending breast cancer, lifelong Freehold resident and CentraState volunteer Suzanne Corson, 41, has advocated for women’s health and shared many stories of breast cancer [...]

Targeted Cancer Therapy for CML

By |2020-02-03T12:22:08-05:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Forty years ago, people diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia were often fighting an uphill battle that included painful, invasive treatments. Now, patients like Sal Masella can just take one pill a day to achieve—and maintain—remission. Six years ago, Sal, 46, a Monroe Township resident, began feeling discomfort when eating [...]

Harnessing the Power of Image-Guided Technologies for Cancer Treatment

By |2020-04-07T10:38:45-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

Most people are familiar with diagnostic radiology procedures like X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. When these image-based techniques are used to guide a minimally invasive procedure intended to diagnose or treat a condition, it’s called interventional radiology. For patients with cancer, this approach – often referred to as interventional [...]

Hold Your Breath for Safer Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

By |2018-12-14T22:47:24-05:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

What if we had the power to limit radiation only to the area of a cancerous tumor in the breast, sparing the surrounding healthy tissues? Some cancer treatments can injure other areas of the body while fighting malignant cells. Advancements in treatment technologies have helped target therapies like radiation [...]

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