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March 4, 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 25, 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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November 19, 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 11, 2010

Fashion show to benefit UNM Cancer Center

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Queen’s Ransom will host a fashion show called Destination Glamour to raise funds for the UNM Cancer Center. The event will take place at 7 tonight at DeVargas Center. Tickets are $100 — $50 of which are tax-deductible. They can be purchased by calling 986-9091. Link

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November 11, 2010

UNM, Sandia land $4M in funding for nanotech cancer research

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The University of New Mexico’s Cancer Center and Sandia National Laboratories have received nearly $4 million in grants to research how nanotechnology can be used to prevent and treat cancer. The grants, awarded by the National Cancer Institute, will be used to build a 4,500-square-foot Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center on the UNM campus. Construction is […]

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November 9, 2010

National Cancer Institute Awards nearly $4M to University of New Mexico Cancer Center to Support Cancer Nanotechnology Partnership with Sandia Labs

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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently announced two five-year awards totaling nearly $4 million for a partnership between the University of New Mexico Cancer Center and Sandia National Laboratories. Link

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November 4, 2010

UNM researcher awarded American Cancer Society grant

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The American Cancer Society has awarded a $360,000 institutional research grant to a University of New Mexico researcher. Michelle Ozbun will be the principal investigator overseeing the grant, which goes into effect in January. Such research block grants provide seed money for independent investigators to initiate cancer research projects. Link

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October 6, 2010

Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign raises awareness about breast cancer prevention

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When the New Mexico State University Aggies play the University of New Mexico Lobos in the Battle of I-25 on Saturday, the fans at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces will be divided over which team they want to win, but united in their support of breast cancer prevention at the fourth annual Tough Enough […]

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October 6, 2010

Events to benefit cancer research

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Cowboys for Cancer Research invites all supporters and horse enthusiasts to dinner and dancing Friday and the 28th annual roping event Saturday and Sunday at Sproul Arena. All proceeds go directly to the University of New Mexico Cancer Center for cancer research and treatment. Link

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October 5, 2010

Cowboys For Cancer Research continues to raise money

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Denny Calhoun is unabashed and readily admits that cowboys do indeed wear pink. Calhoun was wearing a red shirt when he said that. But Calhoun’s western shirt was embroidered with the Cowboys For Cancer Research emblem, and there was embroidery on the back that let people clearly know he could give them more information about […]

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September 1, 2010

New Mexico’s Largest Cancer Fund Raiser to Hold Dinner, Dance, and Team Roping Competition

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Cowboys for Cancer Research, a not-for-profit group organized to fund cancer research, will host the 28th Annual Dinner, Dance and Team Roping competition between October 8 and 10, 2010 in Las Cruces. The three-day event traditionally raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for collaborative cancer research projects at the UNM Cancer Center and New Mexico […]

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August 30, 2010

Lunch and CLE

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The Albuquerque Bar Association will hold a lunch/CLE at 11:45 a.m., Sept. 24, at the UNM Cancer Center, 1201 Camino De Salud NE, Albuquerque. Boxed lunches will be provided by the Jeff Diamond Law Firm on behalf of the Shannon J. Shaw Memorial Cancer Fund at the UNM Cancer Center. Free parking will also be […]

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August 23, 2010

Physician, Heal Thyself and Elderly Patients

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Call it the Death Panel without the panel.  A study by University of New Mexico Cancer Center researchers shows oncologists didn’t routinely give elderly leukemia patients a drug that increases their chances of survival nearly sixfold. Even though it has minor side effects. And even though seniors with chronic myeloid leukemia are the best candidates […]

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August 20, 2010

Older population missing out on life saving cancer drug

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When it was approved by the FDA in 2001, imatinib, or GLEEVEC, was billed as a wonder drug that could help patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a fatal disease, live. A new study by researchers at the University of New Mexico’s Cancer Center has borne that out. Imatinib stops the leukemia in its tracks. […]

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August 19, 2010

UNM Study: Elderly Didn’t Get Cancer Drug

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University of New Mexico Cancer Center researchers report in a new study that oncologists showed reluctance to give elderly patients a drug that had minor side effects but increased their chances of survival nearly sixfold. At the same time, the study found that the drug offers its greatest benefit to older patients who suffer from […]

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