News and Updates

Celebrate Life at Kennedy’s Cancer Survivors Day & 5K Run/Walk on June 7th

Read more: hopehealingThe 2015 event adds new activities and fun to the annual celebration of life.

This year's event includes Kennedy's first-ever 5K run/walk – on a USATF-Certified K Course – which kicks off the day at 9:30am (registration 8am).


New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment

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Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say
Two new devices may eventually lead to more accurate, less toxic methods of predicting how well a specific cancer drug might work on an individual's cancer, researchers report.


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

Read more: Dr. Kathryn Schmitz
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!


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 and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/29/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.



HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 06/01/2015
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.