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Nano-Knife at Atlantic Surgical Oncology


NanoKnife® System is a medical procedure that surgeons at Atlantic Surgical Oncology use. It incorporates irreversible electrocorporation (IRE) to destroy cancer cells. It is performed at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center and is New Jersey’s only comprehensive program.

Designed to target hard-to-reach tumors, Nanoknife is provided through Morristown Medical Center. Learn more about how NanoKnife helps attack tumors that would have otherwise been considered inoperable.

The NanoKnife procedure uses bursts of micro-second pulsed electrical current to burst holes in the cell membranes. The disruption of the cell membranes causes loss of cell homeostasis and thus leads to the destruction of the cancer cells. It has been clinically shown to improve the quality of life and extend the survival of patients with:

  • Un-resectable pancreatic cancer
  • Liver tumors
  • Colorectal liver metastases
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
Learn more about:

Atlantic Surgical Oncology Locations


100 Madison Avenue

Morristown Medical Center, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Fourth Floor

Morristown, NJ 07960

FAX 973-401-2481 or 973-401-2901

8:30am to 4:30pm


99 Beauvoir Avenue

Overlook Medical Center, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Sixth floor

Summit, NJ 07901

FAX 908-598-2392

8:30am to 4:30pm