Tag: Breast Cancer

Why Elyse Rides

Why Elyse Rides

By Michele Sequeira | August 21, 2018
Ready for the 25-mile ride to save others.
‘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.
Partners in practice: breast cancer patient 'part of the team'

Partners in practice: breast cancer patient 'part of the team'

By Michele Sequeira | June 17, 2015
Breast cancer’s ubiquity doesn’t make it any less scary for each woman who faces it. But Alice Keator finds comfort in her treatment team at the UNM Cancer Center – a team on which she has become a key player.
UNM oncologist encouraging women to overcome breast exam fear

UNM oncologist encouraging women to overcome breast exam fear

By Furhana Afrid | October 13, 2014
Fear is getting in the way of diagnosing and treating breast cancer early. “Fear has immobilized them,” says Melanie Royce, MD, PhD. Royce, a professor of medicine at University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine, is encouraging women to shift from a reactive to a proactive role. “The sooner they take action the sooner we can do something for them,’’ explains Royce about the numerous women who come to the UNM Cancer Center with very large tumors.
"Lobos Love Pink" game to celebrate breast cancer survivors

"Lobos Love Pink" game to celebrate breast cancer survivors

By Michele Sequeira | September 15, 2014
Cherry will once again turn to pink next month, when University of New Mexico football team and its fans celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who have lost their battle to the disease.