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Jan 19, 2018

Preschool Discount for UNM CCC Employees

By UNM CCC @robin
The Lutheran Church leadership is offering UNM CCC employees a 10% discount to their pre-school program — Calico Butterfly Preschool. The preschool is located at 1100 Indian School Rd NE Albuquerque, NM 87102 (just northwest of UNM CCC, adjacent to North Lands West parking lot). Employees wishing to receive the 10% [...]
Jan 17, 2018

Read the latest NMCCA News

By msequeira @msequeira
The New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance provides access to clinical trials to every New Mexican. Read the latest newsletter:
Read the latest NMCCA News
Jan 17, 2018

HR Help to Plan for a Successful 2018!

By UNM CCC @robin
Human Resources' latest newsletter focuses on a successful New Year from professional development to personal fitness to financial wellness: LIFESTEPS® 2018 Weight Management Program Employee and Organizational Development Training Calendar Financial Wellness And more... read the latest newsletter.
Jan 17, 2018

New Support Groups Available

By UNM CCC @robin
Patient & Family Services has a new Spring lineup of support groups. In addition to ongoing groups, a number of new classes include support for men's or women's cancers as well as groups focused on patients or caregivers only. A few are listed here: CANCER THRIVING & SURVIVING CAREGIVERS GROUP [...]
New Support Groups Available
Jan 16, 2018

Policy, Procedure & Guidelines (PP&Gs)

By msequeira @msequeira
Creating a new policy, procedure, guideline, or is it time to review or revise an existing one? If so, you will need to start using the Universal Template that has been setup for the Cancer Center.  Click on the link provided to download the universal format:  Policy, Procedure and Guideline [...]
Policy, Procedure & Guidelines (PP&Gs)
Jan 11, 2018

New Course: Intro to Genomic Data Analysis

By UNM CCC @robin
For the Spring Semester, Huining Kang, PhD, Jeremy Chien, PhD, Yan Guo, PhD and Li Luo, PhD, will be teaching Introduction to Genomic Data Analysis. This graduate course covers all three major aspects for genomic data analysis: biological background, basic knowledge of bioinformatics for genomic data processing and common statistical methods [...]
Jan 11, 2018

Congratulations to our January Employees of the Month!

By msequeira @msequeira
Congratulations to Maxine Yazzi and Lendell Johnson! Maxine Yazzie is a Clinic Coordinator in the Medical Oncology clinic. Maxine has been instrumental in helping to train new RNs and other team members new to the clinic. She is helpful, kind, and a great preceptor. Thank you, Maxine, for exemplifying the Behaviors [...]
Congratulations to our January Employees of the Month!
Jan 8, 2018

Upcoming UNM CCC Related Event? Announce it on a Calendar

By UNM CCC @robin
You can now enter upcoming events on either the UNM CCC Internal Calendar, or the HSC Calendar. The two calendars offer: online entry and updating sharing, reminders and other alerts pre-set UNM CCC room locations search feature category views Once an event is entered, it goes through an approval process [...]
Dec 14, 2017

ACS Institutional Research Grant

By msequeira @msequeira
American Cancer Society - Institutional Research Grant (ACS-IRG) The American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant supports cancer research by junior faculty in all of UNM’s Schools and Colleges. Early career faculty who have not yet obtained national, peer-reviewed funding for their cancer-related research programs are invited to apply for ACS-IRG [...]
Dec 14, 2017

PIVOT Selections for Funding Opportunities in Cancer Research

By CC-Research @faithann
PIVOT SELECTIONS BY TOPIC* Click on the links below to find funding opportunities by topic areas.  *Links to the opportunities listed below will expired after 14 days. Individuals: Early Career and Emerging in Field Training & Scholarship Clinical Research or Studies Cancer Prevention Cancer Biology Oncology   The PIVOT system [...]
Dec 14, 2017

NIH Pathway to Independence Award

By CC-Research @faithann
The purpose of the NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented, NIH-supported, independent investigators. This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Predicting Behavioral Responses to Population-Level Cancer Control Strategies

By CC-Research @faithann
R21 Clinical Trial Optional:  The goal of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to facilitate research to identify individual influences on the effectiveness of population-level strategies that target cancer-related behaviors. We seek to encourage collaborations among scientists with expertise in health policy research and implementation, as well as investigators in [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities

By CC-Research @faithann
R01 Clinical Trial Optional:  This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to conduct innovative and feasible studies to test strategies to accelerate the adoption of guideline-based recommendations into clinical practice among populations with health disparities.  Applications that propose strategies with a focus on providers who care for clinical populations with [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization

By CC-Research @faithann
R01 Clinical Trial Optional R21 Clinical Trial Optional These Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) invites applications for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients. Interventions supported by this FOA are intended to provide caregivers with care training, promote coping skills, and ultimately help them manage care. Outcomes of [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Quantitative Imaging Tools and Methods for Cancer Therapy Response Assessment

By CC-Research @faithann
UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages research project applications under the cooperative agreement (UG3/UH3) mechanism to address the development, optimization and validation of quantitative imaging (QI) software tools and methods for prediction and/or measurement of response to cancer therapies or for planning and validating radiation therapy [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Quantitative Imaging Tools & Methods for Cancer Response Assessment

By CC-Research @faithann
U01 Clinical Trial Optional:  The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide a mechanism of support to research organizations interested in clinically translating already optimized quantitative imaging software tools capable of measuring or predicting the response of cancer to clinical therapies, or in translating imaging tools for [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Image-guided Drug Delivery

By CC-Research @faithann
R01 Clinical Trial Optional:  This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support innovative research projects that are focused on image-guided drug delivery (IGDD), including real-time image guidance, monitoring, quantitative in vivo characterizations and validation of delivery and response. It will support research in development of integrated imaging-based systems for delivery of [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Health Services Research on Minority Health & Health Disparities

By CC-Research @faithann
R01 Clinical Trial Optional:  The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage innovative health services research that can directly and demonstrably contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the health care system-level as well as within clinical settings. R21 Clinical [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Surgical Disparities Research

By CC-Research @faithann
R01 Clinical Trial Optional:  The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes, in minority and health disparity populations. While the goal is to better understand and explore effectiveness of clinical intervention approaches [...]
Dec 14, 2017

Exploratory/Developmental Surgical Disparities Research

By CC-Research @faithann
R21 Clinical Trial Optional:  The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage developmental and exploratory research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes, in minority and health disparity populations. The goal is to better understand and explore effectiveness of clinical intervention approaches for [...]
Dec 12, 2017

New Policy, Procedure & Guidelines Application Coming in Q1

By UNM CCC @robin
UNM CCC will be implementing a new Policy, Procedure & Guidelines application in Q1 of 2018. The application is called PolicyMedical. The goal is to maintain accurate and up-to-date policies, procedures and guidelines. PolicyMedical is a one-stop-shop that will be used to track, create, review, approve and notify when policies [...]
New Policy, Procedure & Guidelines Application Coming in Q1
Dec 11, 2017

Physicians: Top Doc Votes End This Friday, Dec. 15.

By UNM CCC @robin
Albuquerque The Magazine continues voting for their “Top Docs” issue. Only physicians with a medical license number can vote - so it is a nomination by and for peers. Each doctor may also only vote once. The March 2018 issue will feature the results of the survey. There are new [...]
Dec 11, 2017

SAFE Committee Offers Training Materials

By UNM CCC @robin
The Situational Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) Committee wants to remind everyone about Situational Awareness and to always stay “in the yellow.” The committee also reminds employees to review the hospitals Code Silver plan and how it relates to your area. Read the attached for information on: The Cooper Color Code of [...]
Dec 8, 2017

Clinic Schedule for the Holidays

By msequeira @msequeira
The UNMCCC Clinic will be OPEN on: Friday, December 22 Wednesday, December 27 Thursday, December 28, and Friday, December 29 The UNMCCC Clinic will be closed on: Monday, December 25 Tuesday, December 26 Monday, January 1, 2018, and Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Dec 8, 2017

Reminder: Walk with a Buddy After Dark

By UNM CCC @robin
Since it is dark so early, just a reminder to walk with a buddy to the parking lots. Escorts are also available from UNM Police and Security by calling 505-277-2241.