Barbara McAneny, MD
CEO New Mexico Cancer Center
Nominated as a Local Legend of Medicine by Rep. Tom Udall (D-NM-3), McAneny has built a long and distinguished medical career around her passion for battling cancer. As co-founder and CEO of the New Mexico Cancer Center(NMCC), operated by the New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants (NMOHC), she has helped build a network of cancer treatment centers throughout the state.
Formed in 2002 by a groups of physicians determined to change the way cancer and cancer patients are treated, the goal of the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation is to assist cancer patients with unmet needs, and provide patients and medical staff with accurate information about cancer. The physicians who formed NMCC recognized that a diagnosis of cancer often met financial devastation with the loss of a job and bills not covered by medical insurance.