A pathway to hope, strength, and love. . . . . . . . According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), many cancer survivors and their families struggle with financial, physical, and social needs throughout their journey. In an effort to connect survivors and their families to statewide resources, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)
Amanda Sexton is an oncology nurse at UAMS with a passion for childhood cancer. At 23 years old, she has just published her first book, targeted at children of 8-12 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer. Oh No, My Hair! tells the story of Georgia, a little girl battling leukemia who is cleared
Registration is open for the 2021 Arkansas Chronic Disease Forum hosted by the Arkansas Disability and Health Program on July 23, themed: “Healthy People, Inclusive Communities“. The Chronic Disease Forum is an event hosted every year by the Chronic Disease Coordinating Council, a partnership of organizations consisting of program managers of the Arkansas Department of Health chronic disease
ACC has done some fantastic work during the fiscal year 2020, but we couldn’t do it without our partners! This Annual Report is titled “The Power of a Cancer Coalition: Ten Years of Cooperative Efforts”. The annual report highlights 10 years of evidence-based strategies to reduce the burden of cancer in Arkansas and our mission
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), founded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is honoring leaders with the 2021 80% In Every Community National Achievement Award, given in recognition of distinguished, ongoing efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening rates across the United States. 80% in Every
The Arkansas Cancer Coalition has announced its first-ever Arkansas Cancer Race! The mission of the Arkansas Cancer Race is to decrease the burden of cancer in our community, one step at a time. The Arkansas Cancer Race provides a unique way for you to reduce your own cancer risk and help cancer patients here in Arkansas who are in
The 22nd Arkansas Cancer Summit with the 18th Clearing The Air In Communities Of Color Conference is now open for registration! This year’s conference will be free to attend and held virtually on: Tuesday, March 9, from 9 am – 2 pm Wednesday, March 10, from 9 am – 1 pm The Arkansas Cancer Summit
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