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Morristown Children’s Hospital First Hospital in New Jersey to Administer Newly Approved Treatment for Rare Genetic Disease

March 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, was the first hospital in the state to administer nusinersen, a newly approved medication to a patient with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and sometimes fatal genetic disease that causes progressive loss of muscle strength and movement.

Because ...

Atlantic Health System Unites with the American Cancer Society in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network and TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining ‘80% by 2018’ - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in ...

Roxbury Students Plan All-Nighter to Fight Kid Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ - Some Roxbury High School students are hoping to dance their way to $20,000 in donations for childhood cancer research.

In doing so, the kids participating in the annual Roxbury High School Mini-THON on April 7 will be among more than 70,000 students nationwide, according to Four Diamonds, a program at PennState Health Children’s Hospital. Money raised by the Mini-THON is ...

Roxbury Councilman Undaunted by Close Brush with Death

ROXBURY, NJ – Having survived a near-death experience in January, Roxbury Councilman Richard Zoschak is thanking friends and constituents for their prayers and is looking forward to returning to council meetings.

Zoschak and his wife, Diana, were at their St. Thomas vacation home in early January when the close call took place. He said his spouse went out for a bit and found him ...

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