National Cancer Institute Designation

NCI Comprehensive badgeThe UNM Cancer Center is the only cancer center in the state of New Mexico that is designated by the National Cancer Institute. We are one of only 51 NCI-designated Comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. Comprehensive designation is the highest federal designation and rating for cancer centers.

We offer national clinical trials. And, we work with the other 70 NCI-designated cancer centers and Comprehensive cancer centers in the country to offer treatment options that no other center in New Mexico can offer.