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

June 4, 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 ...

Menendez, State Health Department Outline Efforts to Curb Spike in NJ Lyme Disease Cases

PARSIPPANY, NJ - With Lyme Disease cases rising at alarming rates across New Jersey, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and State Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Mountain Way Park in Parsippany today to discuss efforts to stem the tide, and to raise awareness.  New N.J. Department of Health (DOH) data show the highest number of reported Lyme diseases cases in the state in nearly ...

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Summer Lunch Program Takes Off in Newton

June 14, 2018

Local children who might have skipped lunch this summer are being fed wholesome, nutritious lunches as part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s program to target low-income families during the period when schools are not in session.  The free summer lunch program is available for children under the age of 18 at Project ...