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14
Feb

Welcome aboard Radiation Oncology, Dr. Joanne Zhung

Joanne Zhung, MD, board-certified radiation oncologist, has joined our team. She earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School and was selected for a medical student fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Zhung then completed a transitional year at Bassett Medical Center, in …

6
Feb

Welcome to the Radiation Oncology team, Dr. Dhwani Parikh

The Radiation Oncology team, one of the most progressive cancer treatment centers in the tri-state area, heartily welcomes Dr. Dhwani Parikh! Dr. Parikh’s earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine in Farmington, CT, and she interned at Yale-New Haven University Hospital, CT. Dr. Parikh completed her residency training in Radiation …

17
Nov

Radiation Oncology Associates of North Jersey recognized in NJ Monthly Top Docs

Dr. James Wong, Dr. Mona Karim and Dr. Yana Goldberg are part of the radiation oncology team at Atlantic Health System. Their hallmark is merging innovative technology with a welcoming and compassionate environment for their patients. A developer of image-guided radiation therapy, Dr. Wong utilizes real-time treatment planning for precise tumor position with minimal damage …

3
Oct

103 and Cancer-Free: Whippany Man Beats Cancer

Born in 1913, Herman Goldman, at 103 years young, is one of the latest success stories in radiation oncology at Morristown Medical Center. Diagnosed with “squamous cell cancer of the right cheek with metastasis to the right preauricular region,” an aggressive, large skin tumor, surgery was not possible for Mr. Goldman. But 34 treatments later, …

31
Aug

ASCO Issues Guideline on Margins for Breast-conserving Surgery in DCIS

A new guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery was released this month. For patients with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) who are also receiving whole breast irradiation (WBRT), a 2-mm margin should be the standard margin. The guideline was released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), …

22
Jun

Congratulations to the Radiation Oncology team at Morristown’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

Congratulations to the Radiation Oncology team at Morristown’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center . They were presented with an award for excellent customer service. The Award was presented by Carol Jones Interim Chief Nursing Officer at Morristown Medical who read from a patient satisfaction survey “Congratulations in having your organization hardwired in customer satisfaction. Life …

3
Mar

The Influence of Diabetes Mellitus and Metformin on Distant Metastases in Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Multicenter Study

A group of doctors found that local control of oropharyngeal cancer, which appears in the oropharynx, the middle part of the throat that includes the base of the tongue, the tonsils, the soft palate, and the walls of the pharynx is possible. The cancer has improved to unprecedented rates with combined modality therapy. However, as …

1
Dec

Leonard B. Kahn Head and Neck Cancer Institute

In 2013, Dr. Wong became the Founding and Medical Director of the Leonard B. Kahn Head and Neck Cancer Institute.  Through the generosity and vision of the late Mr. Leonard Kahn, and his foundation, a state of the art head and neck institute was opened where patients with head and neck cancers can be seen …