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.
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) are a related group of blood cancers. In these disorders, the bone marrow cells that produce blood cells develop and function abnormally. The three main types of ... Continue Reading
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Stage IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Represents New Treatment Option
The results of a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in patients with stage IV non small cell lung caner (NSCLC) suggest that combining stereotactic body ra... Continue Reading
NMCC’s CEO Dr. Barbara McAneny spoke recently about pancreatic cancer and how it’s treated. Listen to the interview here.
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.