The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center helps patients with high-complexity cases. Elyse Eckart’s experience with breast cancer has led her to take on new challenges and embrace tasks and activities she may not have before. She’s also giving back to the community.
UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center conducted a two-pronged study looking into the efficacy of 3D mammograms and also the general awareness of the technology among at-risk populations in New Mexico. The study was conducted prior to the technology gaining more use among the public, and showed fewer callbacks and more awareness even in its early days.
The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center’s orthopedic oncology program helped Kyle Stepp recover from bone cancer and lead an active and generous life.
As the new Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology, lymphoma expert Sonali M. Smith, MD, will build on the accomplishments of a program with a rich history of contributions to cancer care and research.
Ben Ferguson joins the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center as surgical oncologist. It was the complexity of cancer care that drew him to the specialty and the resources of a comprehensive cancer center that drew him to UNM.
The David and Etta Jonas Center for Cellular Therapy is being established at the University of Chicago Medicine to accelerate research in hard-to-treat cancers.