Our Blog Archives - NJCC

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 03, 2019 by AdminNJCC

This month marks the international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease. One of its goals is to raise funds for research into its cause, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and cure. The campaign also helps educate people about the importance of early screening and offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

Continue Reading

Clinical Trials and Cancer

Jul 16, 2019 by AdminNJCC

In the United States and most of the world, medical professionals base treatment decisions upon evidenced based medicine (EBM). EBM is the conscientious, explicit, judicious and reasonable use of modern, best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. EBM integrates clinical experience and patient values with the best available research information. Clinical

Continue Reading

Cancer Treatments and Hair Loss

Jun 06, 2019 by AdminNJCC

One question that often comes up in the discussion of cancer treatments is hair loss, also called Alopecia. It is widely known that hair loss may be a side effect of various types of cancer treatment including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, or bone marrow/stem cell transplants. Managing side effects such as hair loss is

Continue Reading

CANCER AND PROPER NUTRITION

Mar 29, 2019 by AdminNJCC

Good nutrition is especially important for cancer patients because both the illness and its treatments can cause you to alter both your diet and the way you eat. It can also affect the way your body tolerates certain foods and uses nutrients. The nutritional needs of people with cancer vary from person to person. Your

Continue Reading
Quality Cancer Care Alliance

QUALITY CANCER CARE ALLIANCE – STRONGER TOGETHER

Oct 28, 2016 by AdminNJCC

New Jersey Cancer Care & Blood Disorders is a proud member of Quality Cancer Care Alliance (QCCA). It is the first clinically integrated national network in oncology dedicated to developing better methods for delivering improved outcomes in all aspects of cancer care. As the name so aptly conveys, the ultimate goal is to improve the

Continue Reading