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March 4th, 2013

High-Tech Art Show Reveals the Unexpected Beauty of Science

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“Art of Systems Biology and Nanoscience” event exposes the exquisite world of the microscopic on March 29 and 30 in Santa Fe View PDF March 4, 2013 What you can’t see with your naked eye may be far more beautiful than you can imagine. The goal of the “Art of Systems Biology and Nanoscience” event […]

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February 25th, 2013

Scott Schroeder Memorial Bike Ride Kick Off

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Celebrate the life of Scott Schroeder with friends and family and support the UNM Cancer Center February 25, 2013 Come celebrate Scott Schroeder’s life and support the University of New Mexico Cancer Center on March 16 for the Scott Schroeder Memorial Bike Ride. Kick off will begin at 10:00am at 215 Gold Avenue. Please bring […]

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January 24th, 2013

“Think Pink” Basketball Game Honors Breast Cancer Survivors

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Lobo Women’s basketball game raises awareness for breast cancer View in PDF January 24, 2013 The University of New Mexico Women’s Basketball team will face fierce competition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels on February 9. Their game will honor an even fiercer battle, the battle against breast cancer. Breast cancer took the […]

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January 4th, 2013

Commission on Cancer Accredits UNM Hospital Cancer Program

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UNM Hospital Cancer Program achieves the maximum three-year Accreditation with Commendation View in PDF January 7, 2013 The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons granted the University of New Mexico Hospital Cancer Program a three-year Accreditation with Commendation. “The clinical component of the Cancer Program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer,” […]

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December 7th, 2012

Abnormal DNA Maintenance Related to Cancer

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UNM Cancer Center researcher awarded grant renewal to study enzymes that repair DNA December 10, 2012 DNA, like houses and cars, needs ongoing maintenance. Rays of ultraviolet sunlight, chemical pollutants and normal biochemical processes in the cell can damage it. Cells routinely repair this damage before making proteins or  copying DNA for cell division. The […]

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December 3rd, 2012

UNM Cancer Center Researchers Study New Target for Breast Cancer

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Novel target could lead to therapies that reduce metastasis and resistance to existing drugs November 29, 2012 Five-year breast cancer survival rates have improved dramatically over the past 50 years, but tumors can recur up to ten or more years after they are detected. When tumors recur, they are even more difficult to treat. Recurring […]

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November 19th, 2012

To Screen or Not To Screen?

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UNM Cancer Center Researcher offers a physician’s perspective on prostate cancer screening November 19, 2012    Primary care physicians routinely face the complicated decision of when to offer preventive services and to whom. Some preventive services, like screening tests, may not help everyone and may even harm some. Conflicting guidelines complicate decision-making further. “I’m a […]

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November 14th, 2012

A Multidisciplinary Approach and a New Field Help to Understand Cell Behavior

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UNM Cancer Center is a sponsor of the scientific conference that examines cell behavior November 14, 2012 The days of researching cell behavior by using the human eye to look at images from light and fluorescence microscopes have gone. Microscopy has now reached the edge at which it cuts into chemistry, physics and mathematics, and […]

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November 7th, 2012

UNM Cancer Center Earns QOPI® Certification

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The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative of the American Society of Clinical Oncology recognizes the UNM Cancer Center’s chemotherapy infusion suite November 7, 2012 The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, awarded a three-year certification to the University of New Mexico Cancer Center earlier this month. The […]

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November 1st, 2012

12 Year Old Raises Money for Cancer Research

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Belen resident Reilly Holder organizes penning competition, donates $550 to UNM Cancer Center November 1, 2012 Inspired by family members’ cancer diagnoses, 12-year old Reilly Holder wanted to do something about the disease. “We need to find a cure,” she says. “I’m not a doctor but I can raise money for research.” And she did. […]

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November 1st, 2012

Women in Technology Winners Announced

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UNM Cancer Center Director and researcher are two of the nine honorees. October 30, 2012  Cheryl Willman, MD, and Angela Wandinger-Ness, PhD, are two of the nine women who won this year’s Women in Technology Awards. The New Mexico Technology Council gives the annual awards to outstanding women in technology, business and education. This year, […]

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October 23rd, 2012

Stewart Elected to National Committee

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Teresa Stewart to represent UNM Cancer Center on AACI Clinical Research Initiative Committee October 23, 2012 The American Association of Cancer Institutes recently named Teresa Stewart to its Clinical Research Initiative Steering Committee. Ms. Stewart is the Director of the Clinical Trials Office at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center and the Executive Director […]

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October 15th, 2012

Research on DNA Access Mechanism Could Offer Novel Ways to Treat Cancer

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UNM Cancer Center scientist awarded grant renewal to continue histone modification study October 15, 2012 While every one of our cells contains all of our genetic information, each type of cell uses only specific parts of that information to make its proteins. Uncovering more about the mechanism that directs which particular pieces of genetic information […]

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October 5th, 2012

UNM Cancer Center Researcher Looks for Genetic Markers for Ovarian Cancer

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NIH Grant funds study to examine possible link between mitochondrial DNA and ovarian cancer October 8, 2012 Ovarian cancer is a deadly disease. With no overt symptoms and no screening tests to catch it early, ovarian cancer is often detected at stage 3 or later. By then, it can be very aggressive and may have […]

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September 28th, 2012

UNM Cancer Center Welcomes Four Physicians

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New additions to the largest cancer care team in New Mexico bring wealth of clinical and research experience to existing and new lines of service October 1, 2012 The newest team members of the University of New Mexico Cancer Center are relocating here from across the country, bringing diverse skills and a passion for oncology. […]

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