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Turmeric-Derived Compound Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

November 08, 2011 — A synthetic version of a compound found in turmeric, called curcumin, has shown success in slowing and even stopping the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory. This synthetic compound, dubbed ca27, harnesses the anti-cancer potential of ...

UNM Researchers Identify Crucial Centimeter Around Breast Tumors

October 20, 2011 — New research shows that visually normal cells immediately surrounding breast tumors share key characteristics with their malignant neighbors. Scientists from the UNM Cancer Center have discovered that noncancerous tissue one centimeter – but not three or ...

Grant Supports Research of Targeted Breast Cancer Treatments

October 20, 2011 — The UNM Cancer Center received a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico to support innovative breast cancer research that could lead to more effective treatments. The grant funds Eric Prossnitz's research, developing molecular probes that ...

International Melanoma Experts Gather in Albuquerque for Meetings

October 19, 2011 — Melanoma experts from around the country and world will gather in Albuquerque Thursday-Friday, Oct. 20-21 to discuss the latest research into the rise and progression of this deadly disease. The Genes, Environment & Melanoma Study (GEM) is an ...

‘Early Intervention for High Risk Neonates: Is it beneficial?'

September 29, 2011 — The UNM Prevention Research Center is hosting a Rio Grande Institute special research presentation, "Early Intervention for High Risk Neonates: Is it beneficial?" on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Research Incubator Building (RIB) Commons, ...

Kesler Voted Chair-Elect of American Board of Preventive Medicine

September 26, 2011 — Denece Kesler, M.D., M.P.H., has been voted chair-elect of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), where she will serve for one year followed by a four-year term as ABPM chairperson.Kesler is a professor in Internal Medicine at UNM's School of ...

IDEAS in Psychiatry: Ideas into Education

September 14, 2011 — The School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry faced the unexpected but pleasant challenge of turning a substantial gift into something that will have a true impact. The donor had only two conditions: spend the money within three years and "take the ...

September: National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 14, 2011 — No parent or child ever wants to hear "Your child has cancer." However, 13,500 children in the United States each year will hear these words – 100 are New Mexico's children. One in 330 Americans will develop cancer before age 20. Because of the overall ...

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