Jersey City Medical Center Opens Radiation Oncology Practice in Partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Practice brings patients access to advanced care in Hudson County

Jersey City Medical Center’s Radiation Oncology practice, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is now open to provide patients in Hudson County with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the state.
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Jersey City Medical Center’s Radiation Oncology practice, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is now open to provide patients in Hudson County with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the state.

Jersey City Medical Center has announced the opening of its Radiation Oncology practice. The stand-alone facility, at 631 Grand St. just a few blocks from the main hospital campus, has ample free parking, nearby public transportation, and convenient and quick appointment times.

In partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jersey City Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health provide patients in Hudson County with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the state, as well as novel therapeutics and clinical trials.

The practice is led by radiation oncologist Alan Shaiman, MD, under the guidance of Bruce Haffty, MD, Chair of Radiation Oncology and Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Cancer Institute.

As part of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest healthcare system, patients have access to the most advanced radiation oncology treatment options either in Jersey City or at nearby facilities. These therapies include:

3D conformal radiation therapy, Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Proton Beam therapy, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, CyberKnife® Stereotactic body radiation therapy, Brachytherapy, Image guided radiation therapy and respiratory gating, and Total skin electron beam therapy.

The partnership of Rutgers Cancer Institute with Jersey City Medical Center is a first step toward a multi-year plan to bring a new cancer center to the Hudson County area.

To schedule an appointment, call 844-CANCERNJ (844-226-2976) or visit rwjbh.org/cancer.

Jersey City Medical Center’s Radiation Oncology practice, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is now open to provide patients in Hudson County with access to the most advanced radiation therapy options available across the state.