Cancer Care

We Know How to Treat Cancer

The multidisciplinary team at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton includes nationally-recognized experts in surgical, medical and radiation oncology, as well as oncology-certified nurses, support services team members, and nurse navigators to serve as a resource and to help guide you through your cancer journey.

Through our partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute, the state's only national Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton provides patients access to the most advanced treatment options including complex surgical procedures, clinical trials, precision medicine, immunotherapy, and advanced radiation oncology techniques.

The Cancer Center at RWJUH Hamilton offers comprehensive treatment options with individualized care. We have the broad expertise and compassion to treat a wide range of cancers and disease sites including:

  • Breast cancer
  • Prostate and genitourinary cancers
  • Lung and thoracic cancers
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Hepatobiliary and liver cancer
  • Melanoma and skin cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Brain and spine cancer
  • Gynecologic cancers
  • Head and neck cancer

The oncology program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer and the breast program is also accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

We Also Know How to Treat People

Our specialists work closely with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to help ensure the best outcome. Our compassionate health care team members are committed to your overall well-being and addressing not only your medical needs but, your emotional and educational needs as well.

At RWJUH Hamilton, we tailor your treatment, education and support to your individual needs. Our cancer care team works tirelessly to ensure you enjoy the best possible quality of life during and after treatment. A dedicated oncology social worker supports the psychosocial needs of patients and provides financial counseling. Nurse navigators provide added support and education from diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.

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Built beyond the walls of the hospital.

The outpatient cancer center provides added convenience and comfort for its patients, including convenient parking and an infusion center that overlooks healing gardens designed by the renowned Grounds For Sculpture. Multiple services are available at the center, providing one convenient destination for cancer care, from lab work to social work.

On-Site Medical Services

  • Oncology medical practice
  • Infusion and radiation treatment areas
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Research program / clinical trials
  • Genetic testing and counseling
  • Nurse navigators for disease-specific care
  • Integrative therapy and holistic practitioners
  • Social work and support services, financial assistance and a cancer resource library

Patient Stories

  • “The top three things that bring us back to RWJUH Hamilton are the physicians, the nurses and the atmosphere, says MaryAnn. “

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  • “I have her butterfly pin on the table next to my bed as a constant reminder to stop dwelling on what is wrong in the world and let in the light. And as I learned recently, the name Lucinda means ‘light.’”

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  • I did part of my nursing training there in 2013, Marcia says. I knew RWJUH Hamilton was one of the best hospitals in New Jersey.

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