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University of Colorado Denver Hematology, Blood Cancer, Bone Marrow Transplant Program News

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Highlights from the Blood Cancer and BMT Program

BMT Charge Nurse Selected as Honoree from Statewide Pool of Excellent Nurses

We are proud to announce that BMT’s Lindsey McMenimen was one of six nurses (out of over 300 nominees) in the State of Colorado honored with the Nightingale Award for excellence in nursing.

EPIC Experience Enrolling Now

Epic Experience provides an action-packed week of activities that will fuel the soul, provide an opportunity to make connections with other individuals who share similar stories and create a community that will last long after the camp has ended.

Clinical Trials Misconceptions

Participating in Clinical Trials: Common Myths and Questions to Consider

Light The Night Walk

Light the Night Walk

The annual “Light the Night” walk is a fundraising campaign sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Its goal is to bring together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors and those who have passed.

Behind the Scrubs: Tanisha Joshi

My favorite part of the job is learning the stories behind the cancer. I love connecting with my patients and their families during such a vulnerable time in their lives and becoming familiar with their world.

Translational Research Successes

Here at the University of Colorado I’m very proud that our leukemia program has been a leading contributor to some of the most exciting recent clinical trials for AML and MDS.

Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Support Groups

Find information about Cancer Support Groups in Colorado.

Daniel Pollyea, MD Selected as Outstanding Early Career Scholar

Daniel Pollyea, MD

Dr. Pollyea will utilize funding from this award to develop a program to systematically test leukemia stem-cell directed therapies.

Make sure you’re in the know!

The Bloodline

Sign up for our patient focused digital newsletter, The Bloodline, which is published quarterly. The newsletter includes tips for patients, articles on self-care, a dietician approved recipe and information on what’s going on with our program.

Mentors Aren’t Just for Business Anymore

Imerman Angels

A new program at the University of Colorado Cancer Center provides individual mentoring to patients and caregivers to provide additional support through the cancer journey. Meet Kaitlyn Cavanaugh, the Imerman Angels Program Ambassador for Colorado.

Moms in Training

Moms in Training

Join a group of moms training to run or walk a 10K or half marathon while raising money to help find a cure for blood cancers.

Behind the Scrubs: Sarah Strozinski

From her favorite part about her job to her favorite movie, our “Behind the Scrubs” interview with our new Post-Transplant Survivorship coordinator gives you a chance to get to know a little about Sarah Strozinski, RN, BSN, OCN and her role on our team.

How "SMART" are your Goals?


Research tells us that when implementing any new goal for yourself, it is helpful to make your goal specific, obtainable, manageable, and relevant to you. You may be asking yourself “How do I go about making, and specifying, a goal for myself?”

Professor Doug Graham Publishes Leading Article on New Cancer Therapies

In the featured article in the December issue of Nature Reviews Cancer, Dr. Graham describes the emerging field of TAM family kinases and their potential as therapeutic targets in leukemia and other forms of cancer.

Dr. Daniel Pollyea Reports the Latest Results from a New Leukemia Drug

Speaking at the EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Pollyea summarized the latest results for AG-120, an exciting new drug for the treatment of patients with advanced leukemia.