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Trust Care When Breast Cancer Returns

In May 2001, Jamie Sussel Turner, now 68, of Sea Bright, New Jersey, was full of hope. Her wedding was...

Meet Jamie

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A Fast Recovery from Lung Cancer Surgery

“It was the biggest shock of my life,” says Phyllis Rosenberg, a 91-year-old grandmother of two from Shrewsbury, New Jersey,...

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Immunotherapy Offering New Hope for Glioblastoma

For several months, Roger Cooney knew something just wasn’t right. He had started experiencing forgetfulness. His energy was zapped, and...

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Lung Cancer During COVID-19

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the surge of COVID-19, that contact would have...

Meet Barbara

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Mirror Image

Identical twins Meagan McCallum and Courtney Werner have always had a unique bond. As kids, they shared their own private...

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Finishing Her War Against Breast Cancer

Rachel Perez is chronicling her battle with breast cancer on Facebook in a creative way: She’s vowed to wear a...

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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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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...

Meet Bob

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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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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...

Meet Alissa