Advanced Radiation Oncology Care

Radiation OncologyRadiation therapy is still a critical part of many cancer patients' course of treatment as they fight their disease. Our radiation oncologists provide patients with state-of-the-art radiation therapies that can slow and stop the development of cancerous and benign tumors.

What Is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation of oncology is a branch of oncology-focused on treating tumors with radiation therapy. This form of therapy uses carefully placed radiation—such as gamma rays or x-rays—to damage the DNA in cancer cells. Damaging the DNA in this way stops the cells from multiplying and can halt the further growth of tumors.

At RWJBarnabas Health, our oncology facilities offer:

  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)
  • CyberKnife ®
  • Gamma Knife ™ Radiosurgery
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Beam Therapy (and Pencil Proton Beam Therapy)
  • Radioembolization or Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiation Surgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRT)

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Radiation therapy is sometimes used on its own to destroy tumors and keep them from reoccurring-- but often it is used in conjunction with other cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and surgery. Radiation therapy also produces side effects, and our team is ready to assist patients to minimize and alleviate those symptoms.

Our oncologists and specialists understand the value of providing every patient with a personalized plan of care. Our dedicated oncologists use the latest, innovate technologies to assess the health of our patients and work closely with them to determine the best course of treatment.

Cancers We Treat

Specialty trained board-certified radiation oncologists at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health facilities across the state deliver sophisticated radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer, as well as non-malignant tumors, eliminating cancerous cells or tumors while minimizing
damage to the surrounding tissue. Our nationally recognized radiation oncologists are at the forefront of cancer research and treatment developing guidelines and protocols for advanced care.

Patients at our facilities are cared for by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, radiation therapists, physicists, and dosimetrists. Working together, the team customizes each patient’s treatment plan and assures patient safety and comfort with personalized and supportive care during and
after treatment.

As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health provide patients with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the State, as well as novel therapeutics and clinical trials.

To contact one of our radiation oncology experts please call
1-844-CANCERNJ or 844-226-2376.

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Jersey City Medical Center Radiation Oncology
631 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(844) 226-2376
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 2nd Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
Cancer Center at RWJ Hamilton
2575 Klockner Road
Hamilton Township, NJ 08690
(609) 631-6960

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