Tag: Childhood cancer

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Childhood Cancer Awareness

By Allan Stone | September 09, 2019
UNM’s comprehensive pediatric oncology team is here to guide children in the quest for a cure.
Braving the shave: UNMH employees going bald to support kids with cancer

Braving the shave: UNMH employees going bald to support kids with cancer

By Cindy Foster | April 27, 2015
From her vantage point behind the counter of UNM Hospital’s Espresso Café, coffee barista Brittany Maestas says it’s impossible not to notice the kids who are battling cancer. Many have lost their hair during treatment. Later this week, Maestas and some of her co-workers will join dozens of other Albuquerque-area volunteers in shaving their heads to show support for these young and brave patients, and to raise money for cancer research.