Exceptional Cancer Treatment Close to Home

The Cancer Program at Jersey City Medical Center

At Jersey City Medical Center, we understand the physical and emotional toll that cancer can take on our patients and their families. That is why we are committed to providing the highest level of care through our comprehensive cancer program. We offer a wide range of services including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and surgery. We also provide access to clinical trials and a support system to help our patients manage the emotional and practical aspects of cancer treatment. Many services are provided at our Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation Infusion Center, located across the street from the main hospital.

State-of-the-Art Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

In partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jersey City Medical Center provides patients with advanced cancer treatment options, including clinical trials, complex surgical procedures and sophisticated radiation therapy techniques. Rutgers Cancer Institute is universally recognized for its scientific leadership. Together, we meet the highest standards in cancer research, treatment, prevention and education in the nation.

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Multidisciplinary Care

Our dynamic multidisciplinary teams of oncologists, nurses, oncology nurse navigators, oncology support professionals, and other care specialists ensure a compassionate, and comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating all types of cancer for both adults and children. They work closely together to provide individualized treatment plans for each patient to address their specific cancer.

Meet Our Cancer Teams

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Cancer Services

Medical oncology. Our medical oncologists are compassionate doctors trained in cancer diagnosis and treatment. They work closely with our surgical oncologists and radiation oncologists to address each patient’s unique health care needs.

Surgical oncology. Our surgical oncologists combine the expertise of fellowship-trained surgeons with advanced technologies to treat all benign and malignant tumors with complex surgical procedures including minimally invasive surgical techniques for both diagnostic and treatment purposes.

Radiation oncology. Radiation Oncology at Jersey City Medical Center delivers radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer, eliminating cancerous cells or tumors while minimizing damage to the surrounding tissue. Each patient is cared for by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, certified radiation therapists, physicists and dosimetrists. Working together, the practice customizes each patient’s treatment plan and assures patient safety and comfort.

Specialized Oncology Nurses

Jersey City Medical Center has received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program – the highest honor for professional nursing practice. Our compassionate nurses are an integral part of the high-quality cancer care we provide. They have advanced training in chemotherapy administration and medical and surgical oncology.

An oncology nurse navigator works with each patient to help them through the entire cancer journey, from securing initial appointments to coordinating follow-up visits related to treatments and procedures, all the way through aspects of survivorship.

Top-Notch Cancer Care, Close to Home

With the latest procedures and technologies at hand, our cancer specialists at Jersey City Medical Center offer hope for individuals looking for exceptional cancer treatment close to home. Patients and their loved ones no longer have to travel far to receive the latest advancements and world-class care.

To schedule an appointment with one of our cancer specialists, call 1-844-CANCERNJ or 844-226-2376.

Patient Stories

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  • "I realize how important the human connection is—for example, when somebody holds your hand during a biopsy, or when you come back from surgery and the nurses put their hand on your head and say everything will be fine. A patient should be treated like a ...

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