The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $37,000 one-year grant to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper’s Camden County Cancer Screening Project (CCCSP) to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. It is the tenth year that the program has received funding from the Avon Foundation for Women to support its work on this important health issue, and in recognition of the program’s excellence. Read more.
The Board of Trustees gave its full and enthusiastic endorsement of the new Cooper Cancer Institute (CCI) project at the September meeting. As the premier tertiary care center in South Jersey, CCI’s objective is to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary oncology services with state-of-the-art technology and facilities in Camden, Voorhees and Willingboro.
The Courier-Post published an article focusing on three South Jersey doctors on the front lines in the battle again breast cancer. Generosa Grana, MD, Director of the Cooper Cancer Institute, was featured in the article that described the progress that has been made in breast cancer treatments and what the future holds.
Over the past decade, testing for mutations to the genes known as BRCA1 and BRCA2 has become a highly-regarded tool in the fight against breast cancer and ovarian cancer. And it's given people with the genes - both those with cancer and those who don't have it - information they can use to detect cancer early, prevent a recurrence or keep from getting it at all.
The Burlington County Times recently published an article about a former patient of Cooper Cancer Institute who shares her experience of being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer four years ago.
On Sunday, October 3rd, nearly 700 South Jersey women and their families and friends gathered to honor breast and gynecological cancer survivors and recognize those who were lost to these difficult diseases. The event also honored two physicians who treat local cancer patients at the Cooper Cancer Institute: breast surgeon Kristin L. Brill, MD, and gynecologic oncologist Thomas F. Rocereto, MD.
This week, the Courier-Post published an article about breast cancer focusing on what happens after a patient is diagnosed. Patients and their families are encouraged to educate themselves about the best treatment options available and where they can receive treatment.
Support Cooper Cancer’s Institute’s fight against breast and gynecological cancers by taking part in this fun event while supporting local merchants and chefs! Participating restaurants and shops in Collingswood, NJ have generously agreed to donate a portion of their sales to Cooper Cancer Institute as part of our Pink Roses Teal Magnolias fundraising event.
The July issue of South Jersey Magazine published an article about a startling new statistic indicating that cancer deaths could double in the next 20 years. According to the United Nations World Health Organizations International Agency for Research on Cancer, the number of annual diagnoses will increase from 12.7 million in 2008 to 21.4 million in 2030; the number of deaths will increase from 7.6 million to 13.2 million.
On Saturday, June 5, more than 750 cancer survivors and their caregivers attended the annual Cooper Cancer Institute Survivors' Day celebration at Cooper - Voorhees. The annualcelebration has quickly become the largest of its kind in the state.