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Immunotherapy Clinical Trial at Overlook Medical Center Reveals Brain Tumor Shrinkage, Continues with Phase 3 Study

June 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ -  Following successful Phase 1 clinical trials, the Toca regimen – a new immunotherapy for patients with recurrent brain cancer – has advanced to a Phase 3 study, which is currently underway. The trial is being conducted at 68 sites across the United States, Canada, Israel and South Korea, including at Overlook Medical Center’s Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor ...

Overlook President Lieber Joins Imagine Leadership Council

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a parent, sibling or child die, as well as support groups for caregivers of an adult or ...

Florham Park Hosts; Red Cross Calls for Summer Blood Donations to Prevent a Shortage; Through June 15

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ— The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer.

Around Memorial Day, the Red Cross sees a steep decline in blood donations. Busy summer schedules, vacations and school breaks also cause a drop in donations. Accidents and medical emergencies don’t take a summer break – patients need ...

Alzheimer’s Association Announces Grand Reopening of Greater NJ Office in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — In order to better serve its 14 counties, from Bergen to Ocean, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) has officially relocated from Totowa to Florham Park. The centralized facility will help the organization establish an even deeper presence within the community and bring it closer to its vision of a world without ...

DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual 'Stroke Symposium'

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke and it’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided the better the outcome will be, however new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren’t treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

Hundreds of RWJBarnabas Health Employees Run in New Jersey Half Marathon

LONG BRANCH, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health leaders Stephen Zieniewicz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Bill Arnold, president and CEO of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were joined by 200 RWJBarnabas Health employees as they ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon on at the Jersey Shore.

The 22nd annual Novo Nordisk ...

Calling All College, Graduate Students: Special One-Month Madison Area YMCA Memberships Now Available

If you are pursuing a college or graduate degree and searching for a cheap way to get fit, the Madison Area YMCA has you covered. These special one-month trial memberships are available for all students 18 and over at just $61 per month. 

Bring a valid college ID and visit the Madison Area YMCA Welcome Center at 111 Kings Road to purchase your discounted ...

Help Ricky's Compass Donation Drive to Support Daytop New Jersey

To kick off #mentalhealthawarenessmonth, Ricky’s Compass invites you help out as they launch a donation drive that they  are proudly sponsoring for Daytop New Jersey. Daytop is a substance and mental health treatment facility for adolescents, adults, and families. Daytop New Jersey provides compassionate, personalized, and evidence based substance use and mental ...

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6-Week Women’s Self Defense Class at the Madison Area YMCA

June 3, 2018

Calling all high school (16+) and college-age women to the Madison Area YMCA for a 6-week Women’s Self Defense class on Wednesdays starting June 27. The cost is $75 for members and $125 for non-members.

This self-empowerment and self-protection program will prepare young women to be confident. Participants will learn vital options to ensure personal safety including escapes from common ...