Arkansas Cancer Coalition

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2021 Chronic Disease Forum – July 23

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

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ACC Releases FY20 Annual Report

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

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Immunize AR To Host 2021 HPV Summit, May 14.

The 2021 HPV Summit will be held on May 14 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, for medical and dental professionals to come together and collaborate on ways to increase awareness about the benefits of the HPV vaccine and cancer prevention as well as increase acceptance of the vaccine. There are two ways to attend this

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Arkansas Cancer Coalition Honored for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

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

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ACC To Hold 1st Annual Arkansas Cancer Race

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

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Arkansas Cancer Coalition partners with University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to present Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition in partnership with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents a training opportunity to become a Tobacco Treatment Specialist from April 19-23, 2021. Learn how to treat tobacco dependence by effectively delivering tobacco cessation treatment in both a clinical and/or community setting. Earn up to:• 31.5 hours of CE

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ACC Presents Brief Tobacco Intervention Program

ACC presents a free, virtual opportunity for healthcare providers who want to receive training on tobacco cessation. If you are a physician, physician’s assistant, nurse, pharmacist, wellness manager, nutritionist, respiratory therapist, dental professional, social worker, community health professional, or cancer and tobacco control advocate who work directly with patients, this training may be for you! While counseling

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Make an impact with your giving.

Imagine helping someone gain access to resources that reduce the struggle during a time of their life when so much is lost. Your donations connect people battling cancer with others ready and able to provide crucial assistance.