At NMCC, we aggressively manage cancer and the side effects of the disease and treatment to help patients feel better so they spend more time at home. This method of treatment is called a "medical home," and we're so successful at it that our CEO Dr. Barbara McAneny received a grant to duplicate the process at six clinics across the country. As part of the grant, we offer treatment until 8 p.m. during the week and from 1 to 4 p.m. on weekends so our patients don't seek care in the ER. By extending our hours, we keep patients out of the hospital and at home where they're happy and comfortable.
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NMCC’s Dr. Jose Avitia spoke with KKOB’s Terrie Q. Sayre about healthcare and cancer care. Listen to the interview here.
New Mexico Cancer Center (NMCC) is one of six award winners for the 2014 Association of Community Cancer Centers’ (ACCC) Innovator Awards. Established in 2011, ACCC’s Innovator Awards honor exceptional cancer programs that demonstrate forward-thinking strategic planning and have delivered pioneering, replicable programs for cancer care delivery. As an award recipient, NMCC presented the details and outcomes of their ongoing work at the ACCC National Oncology Conference before more than 500 cancer care providers from across the country in San Diego last month. Read about the event here.
NMCC has been caring for the people of Albuquerque, Gallup, Silver City and Ruidoso, and now we’re open in Las Cruces. We opened this new center because as one of the state’s largest cities, we wanted to be able to deliver the care we are known for across the state and the nation to the people of southern New Mexico.