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John H. (Jack) Saiki Clinical Oncology Endowment Fund

The fund was established anonymously by a patient of Jack’s for the purpose of creating the “John H. Saiki Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology” to support and promote excellence in patient care and teaching. To learn more, please visit

Julie Ann Look Faculty Fellowship Endowment

Julie Ann Look passed away of neuroblastoma when she was only three. Her spirit lives on in the Julie Ann Look Endowment Fund that her parents, Ann and Hunt Look, established in 2002. The endowment helps UNM attract and retain the most talented pediatric oncologists as a way of benefiting pediatric oncology patients throughout New... Read more »

Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Endowment

The Polly Rogers Pancreatic Research Fund was established at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in honor of Polly Rogers, a healthy non-smoking mother of three boys who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2009, just 11 months after her diagnosis. The fund supports faculty research in the field of pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal cancers.... Read more »

Skin Cancer Prevention and Research Fund

Your gift will help support state-of-the-art research & patient care focused on prevention, basic, clinical, survivorship and/or quality studies in melanoma and other skin cancers at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UNM Cancer Center Cancer Research Fund

The Cancer Research fund supports world-class cancer research in laboratories clinics and communities by building on the UNM Cancer Center’s unique institutional strengths and healthcare partnerships. This fund supports research designed to determine the genetic environmental social and behavioral factors that contribute to the distinct patterns of cancer incidence and mortality in the multiethnic populations... Read more »

UNM Cancer Center Clinic Building Fund

The Cancer Clinic Building fund helps support the preservation of the 206,432-square-foot state-of-the-art cancer and treatment center. Integrating world-class research and cutting-edge care to help and heal patients the UNM Cancer Center’s serene welcoming environment continues to lead the way in positive outcomes for its patients and supporting their loved ones in New Mexico.

UNM Cancer Center Education and Outreach Fund

The Cancer Center Education and Outreach fund helps support efforts of the UNM Cancer Center and its partners to reduce the significant cancer health disparities in statewide communities by developing culturally appropriate cancer education screening and prevention programs.

UNM Cancer Center General Support Fund

The Cancer Center General Support fund helps support unrestricted operation costs, research and clinical care efforts performed by the UNM Cancer Center. As the Official Cancer Center of the State of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute NCI -Designated Cancer Center in our state, the UNM Cancer Center offers an unmatched depth and... Read more »

UNM Cancer Center Patient Care Fund

The Patient Care fund provides patient financial assistance so that New Mexico’s cancer patients have access to the quality care provided by UNM Cancer Center. The UNM Cancer Center treats nearly all of the indigent patients across New Mexico’s communities and provides nearly $10 million annually in unreimbursed indigent care.

UNM Women’s Cancer Center Fund

The Women’s Cancer Center at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center provides compassionate, innovative care in a soothing, healing space dedicated to the needs of women and their families. The center offers medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, gynecologic oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, genetic counseling providers, and other services in one convenient space.

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