Colorectal cancer is preventable and curable, especially when caught early. An awareness month, says Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD, helps to remind people to talk to their healthcare providers about screening colonoscopies.
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The annual ‘Ride for the Cure NM’ motorcycle ride raises money and awareness for cancer research and treatment in New Mexico. Every dollar the raised through the ride is donated to The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. Last...
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Michelle Ozbun, PhD, is using two grants totaling $2.7 million to learn how human papillomaviruses (HPV) sneak into cells to reproduce. She and her team are also developing new ways in which to measure infections.
26-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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....
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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...
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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...
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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
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.
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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.
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