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21st Arkansas Cancer Summit | 17th Clearing the Air In Communities of Color Conference

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Postponed: 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference

POSTPONED: 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference 3.11.2020  The staff of the Arkansas Cancer Coalition and UAPB’s Minority Sub Recipient Grant Office have postponed the 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference. We apologize for any inconvenience that this change might cause

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Smoking Cessation: A Report Of The Surgeon General

Most of the 34 million adult Americans who smoke cigarettes want to quit. But smoking will remain the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the U.S. unless more is done to help them quit. In his new report, Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General, VADM Dr. Jerome M. Adams calls on everyone,

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Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

The Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable originally scheduled for November 14 has been rescheduled. ACC will now host a joint roundtable for breast cancer and colorectal cancer on January 30, from 10am-2pm. The roundtable will be located at the Hilton Garden Inn, 10914 Kanis Road, Little Rock. This is a free event and lunch will be

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ACC Quarterly Meeting – December 17, 2019

Registration is open for the ACC Quarterly Meeting on Tuesday, December 17 from 8:30-11:30AM. This meeting will be at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Little Rock. We will be having an ugly sweater contest (but it must have a cancer control message), so don’t forget to join in on the fun!

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ACC FY21 Competitive Grant RFA Is Open

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) will award community grants in sums ranging from $35,000 to $55,000, to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence-based cancer control strategies in communities, especially those in “red counties”. Applications must advance specific goals, objectives, and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP). Special consideration is given to organizations working in the 17 red counties

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