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Feb 02, 2016, 13:15 ET
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Study Conducted by The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® At HackensackUMC Finds Levels of Hormone Disrupting Chemicals in Children

A recent study conducted by The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at Hackensack University Medical Center revealed...

Jan 27, 2016, 17:18 ET

CAR-T Cell Therapy Can Induce Remission In Reoccurring Blood Cancers After Stem Cell Transplantation Without Causing Graft-vs.-Host Disease

 A study co-authored by researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack University Medical Center and the National...

Dec 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

CAR-T Cell Therapy Shows Promise In Treating Reoccurring Blood Cancers After Stem Cell Transplantation Without Causing Graft-vs.-Host Disease

 A new study co-authored by Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack...

Oct 29, 2015, 11:00 ET
A nurse takes a snapshot of a suction canister using the iPad based Triton System.

HackensackUMC Unveils Groundbreaking Approach to Measuring Actual Blood Loss which will Reduce Postpartum Hemorrhages, Save Lives

 Hackensack University Medical Center adopted an innovative strategy that will integrate new technologies to achieve an accurate measure of...

Sep 10, 2015, 11:00 ET
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HackensackUMC and the New York Giants Form Groundbreaking Partnership to Tackle Kids Cancer

Today, the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and the New York Football Giants announced a groundbreaking partnership to raise funds...

Aug 05, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Hackensack University Medical Center Accepts White House Call to Action to Advance the Precision Medicine Initiative

Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) is pleased to announce that it has accepted President Barack Obama's call to action to improve...

Jul 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and John Theurer Cancer Center Launch Transformational Collaboration to Advance Cancer Research

 Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, and John Theurer Cancer Center,...

Mar 18, 2015, 15:47 ET

John Theurer Cancer Center Joins Study Exploring Novel Delivery Of Cancer-Selective Gene Therapy To Treat Brain Cancer

 Physicians at the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today their involvement in a promising...

Jun 11, 2014, 17:03 ET
Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of the Hackensack University Health Network; Bonnie Eskenazi-Melendez, managing director, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center; Kyle Tafuri, sustainability coordinator, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center; and members of HackensackUMC's Green Team receive the 2014 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth's highest honor, earning recognition as one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country. (PRNewsFoto/HackensackUMC)

HackensackUMC Honored as a National Leader for Environmental Excellence

HackensackUMC is pleased to announce that it has earned Practice Greenhealth's highest honor as a 2014 Environmental Excellence Award winner,...

Jun 03, 2014, 11:17 ET

Cancer Centers Combine Expertise to Optimize Advanced Immunotherapy Strategies

Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in...

Jan 29, 2014, 16:41 ET
HackensackUHN's Mobile Satellite Emergency Department (MSED), a state-of-the-art mobile hospital created via a unique collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and the Urban Area Security Initiatives. This is the first time a facility like this has been at a major sporting event.  (PRNewsFoto/Hackensack University Medical Center)

The Cold Hard Truth about Staying Warm during the Super Bowl: Tips from Hackensack University Health Network

January 2014 will go down as one of coldest months in years. Even parts of the country known for their mild winters have experienced the arrival...

Jul 16, 2013, 16:00 ET

U.S. News Ranks John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Among Top 50 Best Hospitals for Cancer

 For the third consecutive year, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center has ranked among the top 50 best hospitals...

Jul 16, 2013, 00:01 ET

U.S. News & World Report Ranks HackensackUMC as the Number One Hospital in NJ

U.S. News & World Report today reported that Hackensack University Medical Center is the number one hospital in New Jersey and one of the top...

Jul 02, 2013, 19:52 ET
The John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC, among the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award on July 2. Pictured l to r: Dr. Louis M. Weiner, director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Dr. Andre Goy, chairman and director, and chief of lymphoma, JTCC and chief science officer and director of research and innovation of Regional Cancer Care Associates; Dr. Andrew Pecora, chief innovations officer, professor and vice president of Cancer Services, JTCC and president of RCCA; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie; and Robert C. Garrett, president and CEO of HackensackUHN.  (PRNewsFoto/Hackensack University Medical Center)

John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC Presents Governor Christie with 2013 Leadership Award

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie...

Jun 20, 2013, 11:06 ET

Hackensack University Medical Center And Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Create Cardiac Services Alliance

 Hackensack University Medical Center's Heart & Vascular Hospital has formed an alliance with the Active International Cardiovascular...

Apr 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

Georgetown Univ. and Hackensack Univ. Medical Center Form Cancer Center Affiliation

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and HackensackUMC's John Theurer Cancer Center to Develop Consortium  Georgetown...

Feb 19, 2013, 10:19 ET

HackensackUMC Achieves Highest Distinction as One of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals -- Seven Years in a Row

Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that is has been named one of the nation's 50 Best hospitals, according to Healthgrades, the...

Dec 20, 2012, 12:46 ET
Dec 13, 2012, 12:44 ET

HackensackUMC is the Only Hospital in New Jersey to Perform Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure Via Transapical Delivery

New Procedure Provides Lifesaving Treatment For Previously Inoperable Patients Hackensack University Medical Center is the only hospital in...

Nov 19, 2012, 16:18 ET

HackensackUMC and the EMS Task Force to Deploy the New Jersey MSED Assets to Long Beach Medical Center

Since Hurricane Sandy struck the region, Hackensack University Medical Center has been providing emergency assistance to numerous communities...