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10th Annual Walk for Diane -- Sunday, Oct. 28 in New Brunswick

The Hanlon family has a history of breast cancer. Samantha's great aunt was diagnosed at 30. Growing up, Samantha heard ... underinsured women in central New Jersey. The other signature event ... read more

Breast cancer awareness products profit off survivors’ suffering

Pink Estée Lauder products are packaged for an event during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at a Bloomingdale’s in New Jersey on October 20 ... only 5 percent goes for cancer prevention. Help us wake up ... read more

States Act To Safeguard Young Cancer Patients’ Chances To Have Children

Reproductive health advocates argue that fertility preservation should be viewed as a core component of cancer care in younger ... similar laws last year. New Jersey lawmakers are considering ... read more

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Annual Walk for Diane marks decade of supporting early detection of breast cancer

The 10th Annual 5K (3.1 miles) Walk for Diane helps raise funds for women who are unable to afford procedures to detect breast cancer early, when it is most treatable, and receive potentially life-sav... read more


Dead last in tobacco prevention efforts, N.J. must raise age of tobacco purchase to 21 | Opinion

Every year tobacco kills more than 480,000 people and costs more than $170 billion in health care-related expenses in the United States. The toll in New Jersey alone comes to ... full Assembly need to ... read more

James J. Florio and David L. Knowlton / Prevention is key to lowering health care costs

But facts are stubborn things - they yield only in the face of new facts backed by evidence. In this instance, the facts clearly stack up on the side of prevention and real ... Florio and New Jersey H... read more

We need to act to help stay current on cancer tests

As a result, nearly $5 billion of the $15 billion spent annually within our healthcare system for CRC-related care is spent on end-of-life measures for treatment of late-stage colorectal cancer ... Jr ... read more

North Jersey Values: A Recap Of The NJ-11 Congressional Debate

MORRISTOWN, NJ — It's crunch time in New Jersey's 11th Congressional ... Webber proposed opening up insurance markets across state lines, focusing on preventative measures for chronic illnesses ... read more

Christie Pressures Hospitals, Insurers to Cooperate on Anti-Addiction Measures

Legislative staff is working to craft what Christie has called “the most aggressive law in the country in terms of providing access to care” — a mandate that would require up to six months ... In 2015 ... read more

How Doctors Cured This Woman's Brain Cancer

Nearly two years later, the New Jersey ... the right time. This is the first such trial of its kind. The trial puts the idea of precision medicine to the test. At 23 cancer centers around the world, 1... read more

Hospitals Are in the Business of Prevention

Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, for example, teamed up with ... health measure. (Greg Kahn/Grain for USN&WR) That philosophy is showing results for the medical center. Over a six-m... read more

States act to safeguard young cancer patients’ chances to have kids

The question of fertility is often overlooked when young cancer patients are battling a life-threatening illness. Since health insurance doesn’t typically cover fertility preservation care ... similar ... read more



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