To schedule an appointment at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark call 973-972-5108 for general oncology services or 973-972-5053 for radiation oncology services. Learn more at “T he changing healthcare environment requires that a more progressive approach be taken to provide access to the most advanced treatment options for the greater Newark community and all of northern New Jersey. We are pleased that this partnership will address this significant need. — University Hospital President and CEO John N. Kastanis, MBA, FACHE (below, center) P H OTO S By : N i c k R Om A N e N kO ” “E L ocal state Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver (right in photo at left) shares a moment with breast cancer survivor and Newark resident Felicia Macklin at the event. Ms. Macklin shared her journey with the audience and applauded the new partnership. nhancing the access to care to cancer patients in the Essex County area is a major achievement. Bringing these services to Newark through this partnership with University Hospital reflects an understanding of the need for the types of care the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey can provide as one of the leading cancer centers in the country. — Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Chancellor Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH (above, left) ” Autumn 2016 I Cancer Connection I 3