The Steeplechase Cancer Center

Together with Rutgers Cancer Institute, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset offers the most advanced approaches to cancer treatment with dynamic teams of cancer care specialists and researchers. Located in Somerville, New Jersey, the Steeplechase Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer treatment within a calm, compassionate, patient-focused cancer care center. The cancer center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.

Commission on Cancer

At the Steeplechase Cancer Center in NJ, patients benefit from access to:

  • Multidisciplinary team approach
  • Diagnostic breast screening such as 3D mammography
  • Minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgical experts to address breast cancer
  • A lung cancer screening program and Tobacco Quit Center to aid in the early identification and prevention of lung malignancies
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to precisely attack tumors in specific areas of the body
  • Genetic counseling
  • Pathology and laboratory services
  • Infusion therapy
  • Medical oncology
  • Radiology
  • Scalp cooling treatment

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Steeplechase Cancer Center in Somerville, New Jersey

At the Steeplechase Cancer Center you will receive care from a team of cancer experts including board-certified medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgeons who specialize in treating every type of cancer. Each team includes certified oncology nurses, radiation therapists, nutritionists, and other medical professionals who have training in recognizing and addressing the unique issues that can come along with a cancer diagnosis. Offering the latest in cancer treatments, our team of experts take a multidisciplinary approach that delivers coordinated treatments based on a strategic plan. This approach allows us to provide care that is both personalized and compassionate.

Located in a convenient, state-of-the-art facility, the Steeplechase Cancer Center offers diagnostic services, treatment, and follow-up care for a wide range of cancers, including breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers.

Sanofi US Breast Care Program

Our Sanofi US Breast Care Program achieved full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. It has also been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. No prescriptions are required.

For more information or to request an appointment, call 908-704-3740.

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Patient Stories

  • Sanchez’s positive experience at Steeplechase Cancer Center has inspired her to pay it forward... she plans to become a medical assistant.

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  • "Knowing that I was doing something more helped me mentally...I liked that I was doing something to keep fighting.”

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  • “Simona held my hand every step of the way, ensured every appointment that I needed was made and that I was comfortable”

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