About Us

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, a leading and premier cancer program in NJ, offers one of the most sophisticated platform for cancer care in the region, from the largest robotic surgery program in the state, expert pathologists including molecular profiling by next generation sequencing on site, the full panel of radiation technology modalities, and most importantly, highly subspecialized medical oncology care – with 16 divisions across our cancer center. The cancer program also features an extensive clinical research trials operation including a Phase I Unit that offers first-in-human studies, and an outcome division to integrate data analytics in cancer care.

We are proud to share our 2022 accomplishments and look forward to collaborating in our shared mission of providing leading-edge cancer care today and tomorrow, across the nation and beyond.  

What Makes Us Unique?

  • Pioneer advancements in CAR-T cell therapy - 1st to offer CAR-T in NJ
  • Over 400 BMTs each year - among the top 10 programs in the nation.
  • Exceptional lung cancer outcomes - post-lobectomy hospital stays that are half the national average. 
  • Largest breast oncology program in NJ
  • Among the region’s most experienced at performing robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery using nerve-sparing techniques 
  • Only dedicated, high-volume program for GI cancer in NJ. 
  • Over 1,500 Clinical Trial Participants

Recent Developments

Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center Researchers Presented Pivotal Investigations at the Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting. Physicians and researchers from Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) presented the latest data from their investigations assessing new diagnostic and treatment approaches for hematologic malignancies at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology. The presentations address new therapies for lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma, as well as approaches to improving the effectiveness of treatments such as CAR T-cell therapy and bone marrow transplantation and novel diagnostics that use next-generation sequencing. Click here to read the research highlights.

World Class Innovation

John Theurer Cancer Center continues to make significant advances in treatments and research and advance the field in novel therapies for numerous types and stages of cancer. Research to improve the understanding and treatment of cancer is happening in our laboratories and clinics every day as we harness the technology, genetics, immunology, cell biology and bioengineering to diagnose, prevent and treat cancer. 

Leaders in Subspecialty Services

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Featured Specialties and Services

Clinical Trials

John Theurer Cancer Center is conducting hundreds of clinical trials and is the top enroller of patients in Phase 1 clinical trials in New Jersey.


These treatments include antibodies, small molecules, CAR T-Cell and other cellular therapies to eradicate cancer cells.

Robotic Surgery

Cancer surgeons at John Theurer Cancer Center perform more minimally invasive cancer surgeries than any other center in New Jersey.

Radiation Therapy

Robotic radiotherapy system optimizes cancer outcomes by delivering precise radiation therapy treatment to cancerous tumors.

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