The Cancer Center

The Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center is at the forefront of advanced cancer services, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Our multidisciplinary approach to the treatment for cancer offers patients personalized treatment utilizing the expertise of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, specialized nurses, registered dietitians and social workers. Complimented by board-certified oncologists and subspecialists that have trained extensively to care for those diagnosed with Cancer, access to the latest in drug therapies and clinical trials are also available at Clara Maass Medical Center.

Pathologists at Clara Maass Medical Center are certified by the American Board of Pathology and have all completed additional Specialty Fellowships (Surgical Oncologic Pathology, Neuropathology and Cytology) at prestigious medical centers throughout the country. Diagnostic acumen is supplemented by special procedures including immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent studies, In-Situ Hybridization, Flow Cytometry and Molecular Pathology.

Radiation Oncology services at Clara Maass Medical Center has earned national accreditation from the American College of Radiation Oncology and its services available include:

  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT),
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Mammosite brachytherapy for breast cancer
  • High dose rate radiotherapy and radioactive seed implants for prostate cancer
  • State-of-the-art technology that enables physicians to map out treatment sites with precision and accuracy, treating the cancer while sparing normal tissue.

Since quality nursing care is an important part of the treatment, recovery and healing process, patients on our Oncology Unit are supported by a compassionate team of nurses experienced in chemotherapy administration and medical and surgical oncology, which is accredited nationally by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation. Our nurse navigator is on staff to provide additional assistance to patients and their families.

Outpatient services may include treatment in our newly renovated Infusion Center, and diagnostic oncology capabilities include MRI (closed and open), CT scan, PET/CT, ultrasonography, early detection screenings, and stereotactic and CT-guided biopsy.

Patient Stories

  • “When you put yourself in a doctor’s hands, you should feel safe. That’s how I feel with Dr. Goldman. He’s accessible, he’s knowledgeable and he’s kind. I can’t say enough good things about him.”

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