Message from the Chief

Welcome to the Division of Medical Oncology!

The Division of Medical Oncology is an integral part of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. As one of the nation’s National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and the only one in New Jersey, Rutgers Cancer Institute, together with RWJBarnabas Health, delivers advanced comprehensive care to adults and children.

Our dedication to excellence is fueled by the cutting-edge research led by our internationally recognized clinicians and researchers who work tirelessly to move laboratory discoveries into clinical practice. Their discoveries in precision medicine, immunotherapy, cancer genomics, and other scientific areas are producing high-impact clinical trials that enable us to deliver the most sophisticated treatment plans to our patients and lay the groundwork for breakthrough cancer treatments of the future.

Deborah Toppmeyer, MD

Chief, Division of Medical Oncology
Director, Breast Oncology Program