RCCA nurses go to Capitol Hill to advocate for cancer patients

Each day, oncology nurse practitioners Rachel Carroll and Amita Patel advocate on behalf of their patients, helping ensure people suffering from cancer get the care and support they need. Recently, the two nurses, who work at Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), Central Jersey Division, took their advocacy to a higher level — the federal government. … Continued

Personalized Medicine in Cancer Treatment

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, receiving care that is tailored to your individual needs is crucial to achieving the best possible outcome. That’s exactly what we offer at Regional Cancer Care Associates. Here’s a look at how we personalize cancer treatment to each patient. Preparing for Your First Appointment It … Continued

Choosing the Correct Cancer Treatment Facility

After a cancer diagnosis, the true fight begins when you pick a cancer treatment facility for yourself or a loved one. There are many considerations, and as overwhelming as it may seem, choosing the right one is simpler than you think. Here’s a look at the qualities the ideal cancer treatment facility should have and … Continued

RCCA oncologists help write history with NCI’s recognition of John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health

When the National Cancer Institute (NCI) accorded the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC), part of Hackensack Meridian HealthHackensack University Medical Center, a rare and important designation this May, the move represented two historic firsts. The NCI approved the Hackensack-based center as a research consortium member of the NCI-approved Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Consortium in Washington, … Continued

Colorectal Cancer: The Good News – Really

Just over 100,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year, while another 44,000 will be diagnosed with cancer of the rectum.1 Additionally, an estimated 51,020 Americans will die of colorectal cancer (CRC) in 2019, making CRC the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.1 Combine those grim statistics with a disturbing uptick in colorectal cancer … Continued

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At Regional Cancer Care Associates

Ann Walsh, Nurse at Regional Cancer Care Associates is being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The DAISY Award recipient is Ann Walsh. The nomination read as follows “Ann … Continued