For 37 years, Cowboys for Cancer Research has been fundraising to support the fight against cancer. The non-profit group raises funds for research through donations, endowment funds and events like the upcoming Dinner-Dance-Silent Auction.
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UNM Cancer Center’s Bone Marrow Transplant program is the first in the state to achieve FACT accreditation, enabling many more New Mexicans with blood disorders to stay home
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The 10th Anniversary of Polly’s Run, the largest fundraiser for pancreatic cancer in New Mexico, will take place Sunday, June 2, at Tiguex Park near Albuquerque’s Old Town. All proceeds benefit the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at...
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Dr. Hua-Ying Fan studies the cells of people who don’t get cancer. These people have a rare inherited disorder called Cockayne syndrome and, unfortunately, they don’t live long enough to develop cancer. But by studying their cells, Fan may be...
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The Splash Away Cancer! swimming fundraiser will take place Saturday, May 18, and supports cancer research and patient care programs at UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. Swimmers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Those wishing to remain dry may...
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The AAMDSIF and the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center are sponsoring a free public information conference about different blood diseases and cancers. The conference will provide updates on diagnosis and treatment of these diseases and the latest...
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Legislators battle cancer in annual Hoops 4 Hope basketball game. The legislators enjoy playing, the spectators enjoy the show, and the annual game raises money to help people in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer.
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Newly opened outpatient surgical suites at The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center have enabled the addition of another set of treatments to its arsenal: Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery has the highest cure rate of all skin cancer...
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Smoking is a notoriously difficult habit to break. To make matters worse, it diminishes the effectiveness of cancer treatment. A new initiative at UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer cancer patients the tools they need to beat their addiction.
1-Apr-2019 5:05 AM EDT
Victor Phuoc, MD, FACS, at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is pioneering new surgeries in New Mexico using the da Vinci robot. Robotic surgeries, he says, offer several advantages and combine the best features of open and laparoscopic surgeries...
21-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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