News and Updates

Breast Cancer Awareness Live Chat

Breast cancer is the leading type of cancer in women, and is a growing concern for men as well.  The prevalence of this disease has lead to steady advances in early detection, treatment options, and surgical techniques.

Join us on October 16, 2014 at 12pm for a one hour online live chat with Dr. Eduardo Careaga, breast surgeon and Medical Director of the Kennedy Comprehensive Breast Center and ask questions live, free and anonymously online.

Click here to participate.

Celebrate Loved Ones at Kennedy Cancer Center’s 5th Annual Tree of Lights Celebration

Read more: tree ceremonyThe Kennedy Cancer Center cordially invites the community to attend its 5th Annual Tree of Lights Remembrance Celebration on November 18th from 5-6 p.m. at the Kennedy Cancer Center, located off of Egg Harbor Rd. across from Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township.


After Breast Cancer: Survivor Education Session

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Join us on July 24, 2014 from 6 to 8pm for a free program featuring Dr. Kathryn Schmitz, a noted expert, who will cover issues that your doctor may have told you during cancer treatment that may seem more relevant now that you are a survivor. Free health screenings are also featured!


Celebrate Survivorship at Kennedy’s Cancer Survivors Day 2014

Join us on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from Noon to 2 p.m. at Washington Lake Park in Sewell, NJ for Cancer Survivors Day; an annual rain-or-shine event for cancer survivors, family members and friends. This day provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer to connect with each other, celebrate milestones and recognize those who have supported them in their journey.


Bill Bottino Mud Run 2014

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Dare to Get Dirty!  Join us on Saturday, September 20th at New Jersey Motorsports Park for the Bill Bottino Mud Run.  Proceeds from this fun event go towards helping the fight against cancer.


Key Patient Contacts

Louise M. Baca RN MSN - Cancer Center Administrator

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.

Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.

Cancer Center Accreditations


Upcoming Classes

HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 03/30/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.



Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 03/31/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.