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2010-12-08 00:00:44

NJMET Vice President Joseph Federico announced the start of their annual Holiday Toy Drive. This year, the recipient will be the Tomorrow's Children Fund of Hackensack University Medical Center. Contributions of toys and money will be accepted at the NJMET Headquarters in Clifton, NJ. To participate, please call Joseph Federico or Daniel Morello at NJMET in Clifton, NJ at (973) 546-5393. Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 NJMET Vice President Joseph Federico has announced their...

2010-11-08 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- D3 Radiation Oncology Solutions announced that it has completed collaborative commissioning of two Varian TrueBeam medical linear accelerators at the John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, N.J. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/NE90717LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/NE90717LOGO ) The TrueBeam system, which Varian designed to treat a moving target with unprecedented...

2010-10-25 11:57:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center unveiled a new $130-million, 155,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer facility that will enhance the cancer center's ability to deliver multidisciplinary extraordinary care, best-in-class clinical quality, and cutting-edge research. The doors will open for patients in January 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/NY87550 ) (Photo:...

2010-10-04 12:27:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the Division of Skin and Sarcoma Cancer of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack...

2010-09-28 14:13:00

In the news release, The Angels of Hope Foundation to Host Fabulous Fundraising Events in October to Support Women's Health Services at the John Theurer Cancer Center, issued Sept. 28, 2010 by John Theurer Cancer Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the second paragraph, the last sentence should read "The Shops at Riverside" rather than "The Shops at Riverdale" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: The...

2010-09-28 09:30:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angels of Hope Foundation, a charity organization benefiting the Women's Health services at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, is hosting two exciting fundraising events in October: Pearls for a Cause and the Third Annual Luncheon & Runway Fashion Show. In partnership with Tiffany & Co, Pearls for a Cause will be an extravagant cocktail reception where guests will be encouraged to purchase...

2010-09-17 11:43:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced that thousands of cancer survivors and caregivers will celebrate life, liberty and new beginnings with the ultimate symbol of freedom close by - the Statue of Liberty. This special event will take place on Sunday, September 26 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Liberty State Park, NJ. "The John Theurer Cancer Center provides extraordinary care beyond the medical center's...

2010-09-09 11:34:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center played an important role in a study that led to the Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) recent fast tracking of ipilimumab, a promising treatment for metastatic melanoma. The FDA based its decision largely on the results of a pivotal study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on August 19, 2010 - the same day the agency accepted Bristol-Myers...

2010-08-12 08:00:00

HACKENSACK, N.J. Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angels of Hope Foundation, which benefits Women's Health at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), has been chosen as the select charity of choice at this year's PGA Tour Barclay's FedEx Cup event. The Barclays FedEx Cup Golf Tournament will be held August 26 - 29 at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. As a result, Angels of Hope will be participating in the PGA Tour's Tickets Fore Charity fundraising...

2010-08-10 13:41:00

BOSTON and HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- J/Brice Design International, one of the world's top hospitality design firms, has been named to design the new $150 million facility at Hackensack University Medical Center - The John Theurer Cancer Center, America's 4th largest center dedicated to diagnosis, treatment, management, research, and preventive care of patients with all types of cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100810/NE48443 ) (Photo:...