Cancer Care

Taste Test After Tongue Cancer

In late 2017, Christer Carlsson noticed a dull, persistent pain in his left ear. The 65-year-old Spring Lake, New Jersey,...

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Cancer Care

Lung Cancer Surgery in the Time of COVID-19

Barbara Provost isn’t a stranger to surgery. She’s had both hip and knee replacement surgery, and in October 2018, she...

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Cancer Care

The Drive to Survive Cancer

Patients arriving at John Theurer Cancer Center, part of Hackensack University Medical Center, are often greeted by a uniformed parking...

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Cancer Care

Going the Distance for Tackle Kids Cancer

Pat Mahady loves to run. He runs in half marathons, full marathons, pub crawls, brewery races, you name it. He’ll...

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Cancer Care

A Strong Bond Between Patient and Physical Therapist

After being diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2018, Debbie Petrucelli turned to John Theurer Cancer Center for her treatment. Under...

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Cancer Care

Genetic Testing Saves Lives

Thanks to the miracle of genetics, parents pass down all sorts of traits to their children. Some parents, for example,...

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Cancer CareOrthopedics

Sarcoma Slam Dunk

Sports were always a big part of Sherman Edmonds’ life. Growing up to be a towering 6'5", he was destined...

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Cancer CareWomen's Health

Breast Cancer Survivor Finds Light in a Dark Place

It all started with a cough that wouldn’t go away. In December 2017, Lakehurst, New Jersey, resident Maybelline Hicks went...

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Cancer Care

Ride On After Lung Cancer

Dave Gill, of Wayne, New Jersey, was leading an active life at age 71. He was busy running his company,...

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Cancer CareWomen's Health

Breast Cancer Screening: Calming the Waters

As a nurse practitioner, Madeline Rodriguez Hirsch understands the importance of proactive health care, which is why she was glad...

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