Division of Hematology/Oncology
Our mission is first, to provide cancer patients in El Paso with state-of-the-art cancer care and access to potentially groundbreaking research and clinical trials, here at home. We are committed to ensuring that the citizens of El Paso have a top cancer program available to them that provides all the excellent clinical services and research opportunities that they deserve. The second focus of our mission is to foster education and first-rate training of medical students, residents, and soon-to-be fellows, as well as develop community outreach and educational programs.
Our goal is to provide excellent multidisciplinary cancer care and work, alongside our partners and colleagues in the medical field and the community, to disseminate the latest information about cancer; to raise public awareness; to dissipate myths and misconceptions about cancer and clinical trials; and to grow our clinical and research efforts to make a difference in people’s lives through quality service and research.
What We Do
- Provide multidisciplinary, state-of-the art, specialized care for newly diagnosed and established cancer patients through our cancer programs, which are accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (COC).
- Develop and conduct clinical trials through our Cancer Clinical Research Core (CCRC) and our affiliate membership in the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), one of the largest national oncology cooperatives.
- Establish collaborative relationships with clinical and basic science programs at TTUHSC El Paso and with other local and regional entities.
- Participate in the training of medical students and TTUHSC El Paso staff and in community outreach and education.
We are committed to providing cancer patients with access to the most current cancer clinical trials available and to promoting cancer education in the community. //more