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The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey

The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is the flagship hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The hospital's cancer program has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. It is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Program, the only hospital in the state to receive such a designation. The partnership between RWJUH and CINJ offers patients a unique opportunity to receive care from the research physicians of CINJ in the state-of-the-art environment of RWJUH.

The 103-bed cancer hospital provides same-day chemotherapy, medical oncology, hematology-oncology, surgical oncology, bone marrow transplant and radiation therapy. The Cancer Hospital offers wide-ranging oncology-focused services including diagnostic, laboratory and pain management.

For children with cancer, The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH houses a pediatric hematology/oncology unit under the direction of pediatric physicians offering age-appropriate care in a family-focused environment.

Imaging Center

The hospital's Women's Imaging Center offers the latest in digital mammography technology, breast, and gynecological ultrasound. The Center performs stereotactic breast biopsy, ultrasound-guided core breast biopsy and ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy, as well as needle-localization for breast biopsy and lumpectomy.

Radiation Oncology

The Radiation Oncology department delivers precise radiation treatments such as 3D conformal radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), high-dose rate and low-dose rate brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery. Treatments are administered using state-of-the-art technology including TrueBeam linear accelerators, a high-dose brachytherapy unit, a proton therapy unit, and the Gamma Knife Icon unit.

The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey focuses on all patient needs, including education and psychological and spiritual support. Supportive services available for the patients at this Magnet Award-winning hospital include the care of a dedicated oncology social worker, an oncology nutritionist, chaplain, numerous support groups, and a wide variety of complementary therapies, including reiki, acupuncture, and massage. All rooms are private. Room-service dining is available and each room has sleeping accommodations for family members.

Patient Stories

  • With their complicated surgeries behind them, Patangi Amin and Ana Costa reflect on their experiences, sharing what has made them stronger.

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  • Nearly three years post-transplant, Lael was finally able to thank her donor face-to-face during a heart-warming ceremony at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where the transplant took place.

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  • “It’s amazing how everything worked out,” Manny says. “I feel great.”

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