Patient FAQs

We have recruited the best physicians from around the world to provide you with award-winning cancer treatment and care. Call 833-CANCER-MD to get started. A member of our team will answer your questions and schedule your appointment promptly.

We are New Jersey’s most comprehensive cancer program and provide a wide range of personalized treatment options that revolve around your unique needs and priorities. Call us at 833-CANCER-MD to learn more. 

John Theurer Cancer Center is located at Hackensack University Medical Center, however, we offer cancer services at 16 affiliated locations across New Jersey. To schedule a visit or to learn more, call 833-CANCER-MD.

Getting a second opinion is easy, and you don’t even have to leave home. Call 833-CANCER-MD to get started. Our team of specialists will review screening or diagnostic test results from another facility and recommend further action if it’s needed.

We accept most major insurance plans, credit cards and Medicare. Many insurance companies pay for second opinions, but it’s best to call your health care insurance provider to be sure.

Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center is a part of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and many patients choose us for access to the latest cancer treatments through our cutting-edge clinical trials. Learn about our clinical trials.

Specialty Programs Available

  • CAR T-Cell Therapy
    We are one of the few sites offering chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy—a highly promising form of personalized immunotherapy for certain blood cancers.
  • The Neuroscience Institute
    Our neurosurgeons are experts at using the latest technology to treat cancers that were previously considered inoperable.
  • Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care
    We provide the most advanced and accurate breast imaging services in New Jersey, including diagnostic mammograms with same-day results.

Why Choose John Theurer Cancer Center

Premier Cancer Center

U.S. News & World Report has recognized John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center as a premier cancer center in New Jersey.

NCI-Designated

John Theurer Cancer Center is part of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

Expansive Network

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is HMH’s flagship cancer care location. We also have locations across the state providing top-quality care.

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