Katherine Sanchez MD
Specialties: Breast Cancer
Position: Full Time Practice
Katherine Sanchez is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating breast cancer. She is a native New Mexican who moved back home in 2022 to serve women in the Albuquerque and Gallup communities.
Dr. Sanchez received her undergraduate degree, attended medical school, and completed a post-sophomore fellowship in pathology at the University of New Mexico and completed her Internal medicine residency at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. She completed an immuno-oncology fellowship at Providence Cancer Institute, where she focused on the development of testing to predict response to immunotherapy in early-stage breast cancer, research she continues today. She then completed fellowship in Hematology/Oncology and a breast fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas.
At New Mexico Cancer Center she joined a team of female-physicians who treat breast cancer. She is working to bring clinical trials to NM that provide early access to medications. Beyond clinical trials, she is passionate about partnering with local resources to bring care and community into the cancer center and create an environment of support for breast cancer patients.