Tag: cancer clinical trials

Grounded in Science

Grounded in Science

By Michele Sequeira | March 03, 2020
Grant could help to get more from current arsenal of cancer drugs
2-D or 3-D?

2-D or 3-D?

By Michele Sequeira | October 16, 2019
Landmark study compares different mammography methods to find life-threatening breast cancers
Making Every Step Count

Making Every Step Count

By Michele Sequeira | July 27, 2018
Cindy Blair wants older cancer survivors to increase their activity levels
Teaching the immune system to fight cancer

Teaching the immune system to fight cancer

By Michele Sequeira | April 20, 2015
When Anne Holmes saw her doctor for a nagging pain in her upper arm last year, she learned that cancer cells from a massive tumor on her left kidney had invaded the long bone in her right arm and nearly ate through it. Now Holmes plans to rid her body of all her cancer cells and, at the same time, help others with metastatic kidney cancer. She is the first New Mexican to join a clinical trial that will teach her immune system to fight her cancer cells everywhere.
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.