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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:...

2010-08-09 11:03:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center proudly announced today the addition of Bernard J. Park, F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P. as the Co-Division Chief of Thoracic Oncology. Beginning in August, Dr. Park joined Co-Division Chief Harry Harper, M.D., creating a division that includes a world-renowned thoracic oncology clinical and research practice with superior surgical expertise. Dr. Park is one of the world's leaders in...

2010-06-09 11:35:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have come together to host Partners in Progress: An Expert Panel Discussion on Advancing Therapies for Blood Cancers on Tuesday, June 22 in Hackensack, NJ. This free educational program is for patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. It will feature leading leukemia experts, as well as a myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) survivor...

2010-06-07 14:43:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that the Division of Radiation Oncology has recognized Joseph Hanley, Ph.D., Director, Medical Physics, the John Theurer Cancer Center and his team for outstanding excellence in patient safety. The team was presented with an award for their exceptional work developing and maintaining Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) quality assurance. "Led by Dr....

2010-06-07 14:34:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today the addition of Ami Vaidya, M.D. to the division of gynecologic oncology. Dr. Vaidya is dual-board certified in gynecologic-oncology and obstetrics-gynecology. She brings a world-class education and more than seven years of gynecology experience to the cancer center. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Vaidya join our expert gynecologic oncology team," said Andrew L....

2010-06-03 11:49:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today important research findings that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting taking place June 4 - 8, 2010 in Chicago. Research highlights include a comparison of first-line treatments for an aggressive form of lymphoma, the efficacy and safety of a new genetically engineered cancer therapy, and the value of a commonly used...

2010-06-03 11:45:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that its physicians and researchers will present 16 abstracts on treatment and diagnostic progress in many different areas of oncology during the Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, IL from June 4-8. "At the John Theurer Cancer Center, we're dedicated to providing extraordinary cancer care to our patients, which includes...

2010-06-02 14:30:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., Co-Chief of the Division of Urologic Oncology at John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, internationally recognized for his work in urologic oncology, will be among physicians from the Cancer Center presenting research abstracts at the American Urological Association's 2010 Annual Meeting. The American Urological Association (AUA) is committed to fostering the highest standards of urologic care by...


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