RWJ: Where Medicine Meets Research

Medicine and Research Combined, A Cure Within Reach

  • Four Hospitals, One Goal

    Four Hospitals, One Goal

    Exemplary care and service paired with clinical trials, access to innovative technologies, the most advanced medical therapies, welcoming support groups, and the latest protocols available is how we’re bringing high-quality cancer care close to home.

  • World Class Care

    World Class Care

    From our nationally recognized Steeplechase Cancer Center to our new Laurie Proton Therapy Center, our world class medical care, personalized attention, and innovative research is how we provide the best possible treatment for our patients.

  • Proton Therapy

    Proton Therapy

    As New Jersey’s only proton therapy center that is fully integrated with a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, our surgeons in New Brunswick are able to achieve an advanced level of precision in treating cancerous tumors.

  • National Cancer Institute Designation

    National Cancer Institute Designation

    The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick is the flagship hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Cancer Care

Our experts specialize in the treatment of specific cancers with a multidisciplinary approach that delivers coordinated care based on a personalized, strategic treatment plan.

  • Blood Cancer, including marrow transplant
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Urologic Cancer

Cancer Treatments and Programs

From assessments and screenings to diagnosis and treatment, by combining quality care with state of the art services, we are putting a cure for cancer within reach.

  • 3D mammography
  • Brachytherapy
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Community outreach
  • Complementary medicine programs
  • Gamma Knife (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Infusion therapy
  • Laser ablation (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Nurse navigator program
  • Palliative care, pain management and hospice
  • Pathology
  • Patient resource library
  • Patient support groups
  • Plastic and reconstructive services
  • Prevention programs
  • Proton therapy (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Radiation oncology & therapy
  • Rehabilitation and exercise programs
  • Screening programs
  • Social work services
  • Specialized inpatient services
  • Support groups

Learn from Our Experts

Meet experts from our cancer teams and learn about conditions and treatment options.

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Breast Cancer

What are the benefits of a clinical trial?

– RWJUH Medical Minutes: Treatment for Breast Cancer with Deborah L. Toppmeyer, MD

Gynecologic Cancer

What conditions are treated? What services are available?

– Gynecologic Cancer HealthTalk featuring Kathleen Toomey, MD & Aliza L. Leiser, MD

Proton Beam Therapy

Is proton beam therapy right for me? How is it different from conventional radiation?

– Proton Beam Radiation Therapy featuring Bruce Haffty, MD

Smoking and Lung Cancer

Who should be screened? What increases my risk?

– Smoking and Lung Cancer featuring Chris Kotsen, PsyD, CTTS

Prostate Cancer

When should I start being screened? Should I have surgery?

– RWJUH Medical Minutes: Treatment for Prostate Cancer with Isaac Y. Kim, MD, PhD

3D Mammography

What is 3D mammography? How is it different from conventional mammography?

– 3D Mammography HealthTalk featuring Myra Wedmid, MD & Thomas J. Kearney, MD

Learn from our patients

“I am blessed to be alive today and with my family. I tell friends who are my age—get checked out.”
“Being in a room with other women going through the same thing made me feel better.”
“It was a painless process and as far as I’m concerned it saved my life.”
“Three days later I felt fine, almost normal. I couldn’t believe I had this big surgery.”
“I want to tell people my story because the only reason I was able to beat this cancer was because I had that screening. There are a lot of people out there who are not getting these screenings and they should be.”
“When the doctor said it was cancer, I was shocked. I had no weight loss. No energy loss. I just thought if it was cancer, I’d have noticed some other symptoms.”