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New Treatment May Help Those with Rare Immune Cancers

New Treatment May Help Those with Rare Immune Cancers

By Michele Sequeira | September 13, 2016
Mastocytosis is a rare, sometimes deadly, immune disorder that most people have never heard of. It is a shapeshifter. With the indolent form of the disease, some people have mild symptoms and lead normal lives, while others may develop flushing, diarrhea and life-threatening anaphylactic shock. In advanced mastocytosis, sufferers develop mast cell leukemia, and most die within six months.
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UNM Cancer Center joins Biden's 'Cancer Moonshot'

UNM Cancer Center joins Biden's 'Cancer Moonshot'

By John Arnold | June 29, 2016
Dozens of cancer researchers, doctors, advocates and survivors gathered at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center Wednesday as part of Vice President Joe Biden's "Cancer Moonshot" – a new national initiative to speed up the battle against cancer.
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HSC wins award to expand drug development

HSC wins award to expand drug development

June 28, 2016
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has joined a national network of scientists on the leading edge of drug discovery and development in the fight against cancer, centered at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.
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UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

March 15, 2016
In 1972, UNM’s on-campus nuclear pharmacy opened for business – the only licensed nuclear pharmacy in the world. Today, UNM is one of only a few pharmacy schools that offer radiopharmacy education and training, has an active research arm, and offers students practical experience in the on-campus pharmacy that once again fills orders and prepares doses for customers in Albuquerque.
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