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Forum to Give Latest on MDS Treatment

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation and The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center are sponsoring a free public information forum about MDS. Presenters include Cecilia Arana Yi, MD, from the UNM Cancer Center, and Emily A....
6-Feb-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNM Lobo Men’s and Women’s Basketball Celebrate ‘Lobos Love Pink’ Week

The University of New Mexico Men’s and Women’s basketball teams will hold their ‘Lobos Love Pink’ games during the same week to raise awareness for breast cancer and to honor all those who face it. The games also raise awareness for breast...
25-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Legislators to Take Shots at Cancer

New Mexico state legislators will divide along house lines in the end-of-session hotly contested basketball game Feb. 5. UNM Football Head Coach Bob Davie will coach the Senate "Lobos" and NMSU Football Head Coach Doug Martin will coach the House of...
23-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Academy of Inventors and University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center announce 2017 NAI Fellows

Dr. Cheryl L. Willman of the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
13-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

“Lobos Love Pink” Game Honors Breast Cancer Fighters and Survivors

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The University of New Mexico Lobos and UNM Cancer Center are sponsoring the “Lobos Love Pink” Football game on Friday, October 20, 2017.
13-Oct-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNM Women’s Cancer Panel to Talk about Ending HPV Cancers

An expert panel on women’s cancers and human papillomavirus (HPV) will assemble at UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center on October 20, 2017. The panel features Shobha S. Krishnan, MD, FAAFP, Carolyn Y. Muller, MD, FACOG, and Cosette M. Wheeler, PhD
11-Oct-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Third Annual Motorcycle Ride to Raise Money and Awareness for Breast Cancer

The Turquoise Trail Harley Owners’ Group and Thunderbird Harley Davidson will welcome more than 100 riders for the third annual “Pink Your Ride — Motorcyclists Increasing Awareness (MIA)” motorcycle ride. The ride raises awareness for breast...
6-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNM Cancer Center Plays Key Role in First-in- Human Testing of New Cancer Drug

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center played a key role in the first clinical trials of a new drug that targets solid cancer tumors. The Phase 1A clinical trials mark the first time ever the drug, called BXQ-350, was used in people. BXQ-350 is...
22-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Nutritionist Ernestine Trujillo, MS, RD, LD, plays an important role in helping people through their cancer treatment: she helps them to eat. Eating keeps their strength up so that they can get through treatment. But eating during cancer treatment...
9-Dec-2015 4:05 AM EST

Ji-Hyun Lee, DrPH, leads the Biostatistics team at UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. "My work helps to improve patient's care," she says. Statistics is the science of collecting, summarizing, analyzing and interpreting data to make decisions....
29-Oct-2015 4:05 AM EDT

This year, more than 158,000 Americans are expected to die from lung cancer. That’s a staggering number: it’s more than all the deaths expected from breast, prostate, colon, rectum, bladder and skin cancers combined. But this grim statistic only...
26-Oct-2015 4:05 AM EDT

Shawnia Ryan, MS, CGC is the second certified cancer genetic counselor in the state of New Mexico. She helps people make sense of the statistics and genetic information to answer their personal cancer genetic questions.
27-May-2015 6:00 AM EDT

UNM Cancer Center welcomes Olivier Rixe, MD, PhD, as Associate Director for Clinical Research. Dr. Rixe will bring new cancer treatments to New Mexicans as he develops programs in early-phase cancer clinical trials.
24-Jul-2014 6:00 AM EDT

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