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Connecting people to possibility

Connecting people to possibility

By Michele Sequeira | July 26, 2014
Equally comfortable in the lab and in the clinic, Dr. Olivier Rixe’s face lights up as he talks about how he brings the discoveries of basic science to his cancer patients. Rixe recently joined the UNM Cancer Center as the associate director for clinical research and will help develop the early phase clinical trials and the neuro-oncology programs.
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UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

By Michele Sequeira | June 23, 2014
Cancer survival can mean a new lease on life. But it can also mean chronic pain that in some cases is so severe, it prevents survivors from enjoying the life they fought so hard to preserve Fortunately, there are ways cancer survivors can find relief, says Esmé Finlay, MD, a University of New Mexico Cancer Center physician. She was among the authors of an article published this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology titled "Pain in Cancer Survivors."
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Cancer center scientist wins C-Change award

Cancer center scientist wins C-Change award

By Michele Sequeira | May 23, 2014
University of New Mexico Cancer Center scientist Dr. Barbara Damron recently won the prestigious C-Change Comprehensive Cancer Control Champion Award. The award honors Damron’s outstanding career in cancer treatment and research and her passion for saving lives from the ravages of cancer.
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Using physics to fight cancer

Using physics to fight cancer

By Michele Sequeira | March 11, 2014
Physics applies to everything. So when the University of New Mexico's Dr. Vittorio Cristini started researching cancer, he applied physics. The result he got was a set of mathematical equations that describe, for each person, how many of their tumor cells a cancer treatment could kill.
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