The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is the flagship hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 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 The Cancer Institute of New Jersey 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.
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.
The Radiation Oncology Department provides intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), brachytherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, precise, high-dose radiation treatment therapy, as well as CT simulation, a body scanning technology providing high-resolution images to map tumor location.
The Cancer Hospital of New Jersey focuses on all patient needs, including education, 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, inpatient hospice, and a wide variety of complementary therapies, including reiki, acupuncture and massage. All rooms are private with hotel-style amenities such as VCR and refrigerator. Room-service dining is available and each room has sleeping accommodations for family members.