Cancer & Blood Disorders

Frederick B. Cohen, M.D. Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

As the leading cancer center in greater Newark and Northern New Jersey, we offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and highly personalized approach to treating our patients, and not just their cancer. Our center is designed to meet the needs of patients and families, with seamless, coordinated, specialized care for cancers of every kind, led by Patient Navigators. Our approach to cancer care is simple: to give patients the highest level of care and caring, including world-class treatment options.

Commission on Cancer Accredited Program

Meet Our Cancer Teams

A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Cancer Care

Because advances in cancer treatment and technologies change rapidly, a team approach to care is the only way to truly deliver the most promising therapies and procedures to patients who need them most.

Our multidisciplinary team approach ensures that every aspect of care is considered by experts—experienced specialists who can recommend the best leading edge treatments of today and tomorrow that can help cancer patients recover and get back to their lives. Teams meet weekly to discuss patients’ needs, debate and discuss new therapies, and recommend treatment approaches in highly specialized cancer programs.

Our multidisciplinary teams include board-certified specialists who have extensive experience in cancer treatment:

  • Breast Surgeons
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Hematologists
  • Interventional Radiologists
  • Medical Oncologists
  • Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Thoracic Surgeons

Patient Navigators help coordinate and arrange treatments, work with insurance and simplify access to every possible service patients may need for diagnosis, treatment and support.

The Center's nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, dietitians, and exercise therapist also contribute valuable support.

Patient Stories

  • “We told Grace to feel her feelings and then look for the bright spot, rise up and move forward,” added mom Aubrey. “By encouraging Grace to bounce to the bottom and then come back up, she was able to truly feel the hardship and then consciously turn it ...

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  • "I am lucky to say I have been cancer free for 15 years. The commitment and compassion delivered by the entire staff at The Beth was phenomenal – they treated me like family. At a very frightening time, they made me feel that I was the only person that ...

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