Category: Comprehensive Cancer Center

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.
Masciotra elected AAMC faculty practice chair

Masciotra elected AAMC faculty practice chair

By Cindy Foster | March 10, 2016
Anthony Masciotra, CEO of the UNM Medical Group, has been elected incoming chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Faculty Practice.
New brain cancer therapy showing promise

New brain cancer therapy showing promise

By Michele Sequeira | February 03, 2016
Researchers at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center say a new two-drug combination is showing promising results in the battle against a deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma.
$453,000 grant to help UNM researchers study blood disorders

$453,000 grant to help UNM researchers study blood disorders

By Michele Sequeira | December 15, 2015
Researchers at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center will use a two-year $453,000 grant to develop new treatments for slowly-progressing but very serious blood cancers in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets.
‘Lobos Love Pink’ game to celebrate breast cancer survivors

‘Lobos Love Pink’ game to celebrate breast cancer survivors

October 05, 2015
The University of New Mexico Lobos and their fans will be seeing pink when they take on the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Oct. 17. UNM Athletics, UNM Hospitals and the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center are once again sponsoring the “Lobos Love Pink” football game to raise awareness for breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

By Michael Haederle | August 12, 2015
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center has achieved coveted “comprehensive” designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), putting it in a league with an elite group of institutions that provide the very highest level of cancer care. UNM takes its place alongside M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and 39 other institutions, with the comprehensive designation signaling its combined clinical and research expertise.