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Cancer Prevention & Screening

Cancer prevention is important for everyone, and yes— that includes New Mexicans.

In 2020, there will be an estimated 9,800 new cancer cases in New Mexico, which is why prevention is more important than ever. Below are steps you can take that can greatly reduce your risk for some types of cancer.

Get screened

Patient Finds Encouragement and New Life Cancer Treatment

This year Steve Rangel got a call no one ever wants to receive. After getting his prostate biopsied, his urologist called one week earlier than Steve had expected to give him startling news.

“The urologist called me personally,” says Rangel. “He said "You got cancer." A phone call you don’t want to get. I got cancer in my prostate. He said to bring my whole family with me to the appointment next week.”