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Breast Cancer Screenings Make More Cancers Curable

October 20, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are a lot of memorable days in a cancer survivor’s life – some better than others, of course.  For Sally Richter of Denville, September 20th was a favorite because it was her last radiation treatment and a glorious day that would begin the next chapter in her life.

Thankfully for Sally – and so many women diagnosed with breast cancer today – ...

Teal Pumpkin Project keeps Halloween safe for children with food allergies

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project is geared toward making Halloween less trick and more treat for children with food allergies.

FARE is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness and the world’s largest private source of funding for food allergy ...

World Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Research Visits Morristown Medical Center

Morristown, NJ, -- Renowned cancer researcher, Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., today presented on groundbreaking research, investigational use of anti-cancer compounds and phase I clinical trial data at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center.  Dr. Von Hoff is Physician-in-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, ...

Atlantic Health System and NY Jets Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the 'Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer' Campaign

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Yesterday, Atlantic Health System and the New York Jets partnered again in the fight against pediatric cancer. As part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign, five children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital, served as honorary captains for the ...

Morristown Walk Raises Money For Alzheimer's; Event Chairman Shares Personal Connection to the Disease

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Alzheimer’s New Jersey hosted its second Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s event in Morris County Sunday September 30 at The College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown. Beginning at 8:30am, hundreds of participants teamed up to walk about three miles in order to raise funds to support individuals and families affected by this disease.

According to the ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain physically, ...

Morris Plains resident wins gold at her First Donate Life Transplant Games

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Morris Plains resident and heart transplant recipient Brenda Biscardi recently participated in her first Donate Life Transplant Games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, representing Team Liberty.  Biscardi has struggled with poor heart health for over 40 years and was never able to be very active.  Her life changed after her heart transplant.  She took pickleball lessons ...

Wellness Fair Brings Out Healthy Smiles & Education on Women's Health

WAYNE, NJ - Sitting down for a health screening can be daunting, but less so when Susan G. Komen brings together women who encourage other women to take care of themselves.

That was the atmosphere at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey Women's Wellness Expo on Sept. 29. The expo was in partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health and Board of Freeholders.

Ashley Clark, ...

Women's Wellness Expo to Kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, September 29

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 

The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so women can “be aware of what’s normal for ...

Help Save Lives: 3 Blood Drives Scheduled in Morristown Area

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. On Saturday September 29, the Calvary Baptist Church located at 10 Martin Luther King Avenue will host a blood drive from 10:30am - 3:30pm.

The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major ABO groups, stated ...

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World Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Research Visits Morristown Medical Center

October 11, 2018

Morristown, NJ, -- Renowned cancer researcher, Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., today presented on groundbreaking research, investigational use of anti-cancer compounds and phase I clinical trial data at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center.  Dr. Von Hoff is Physician-in-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, ...