News and Updates

6th Annual Tree of Lights Remembrance Celebration

Read more: Tree of LightsRemember Those Who Have Passed...Honor Those Who Have Survived...Honor, remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones by symbolically illuminating a light on the Kennedy Cancer Center Tree of Lights.


Participants Sought for Cancer Clinical Trial at Kennedy Health

Read more: Clinical TrialKennedy Health Seeks Participants for National Cancer Institute Clinical Trial


Kennedy Cancer Center CT Lung Screening Program

Read more: Lung ScreeningLung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. and the most common cancer in men and women combined, after skin cancer.


Register Now for the N.J. Mud Run -- Discounts Available!

Read more: Mud Run 2015
Team K.I.C.K. is ready to get “down and dirty” at the N.J. Mud Run on Saturday, September 19th at Cumberland County Fairgrounds.

This new venue promises to be muddier and feature more obstacles. Help us defend our title as the Triple Crown winner: Highest Fundraising Team, Highest Individual Fundraiser and Largest Team!


New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment

Read more: cancergenetics
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.


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

Commission on Cancer, ACR, NAPBC, Screening Center of Excellence

Upcoming Classes

HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 11/30/2015
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 - Tuesday Afternoon - 12/01/2015
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.