Arkansas Cancer Coalition

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ACC Quarterly Meeting – Sept 10, 2019

Join ACC September 10, 2019, from 9-11 am at the Hilton Garden Inn, 10914 Kanis Rd, Little Rock 72211, for the ACC Quarterly Meeting. Chris Collier from the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation will provide the latest updates on prostate cancer, Dr. Stacey Smith-Foley from CARTI will talk about the new breast center at CARTI. Lastly,

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Apply Now For FY20 Mini Grant!

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) works to strengthen the cancer control network as well as implement the goals and strategies of the state’s only comprehensive cancer plan—the Arkansas Cancer Plan. ACC will award community grants to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence-based and promising practices of proven cancer control strategies in communities that advance specific

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2017 Arkansas Red County Report

While struggling to improve health outcomes at the state level, Arkansas also faces disparities in life expectancy at the county level. Concerned with the disparity, Senator Jack Crumbly (16th District) sponsored a bill in 2011 to designate counties with the lowest life expectancies in the state as Red Counties. The Red Counties were defined as

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ACC Quarterly Meeting, May 14

Please join ACC for the upcoming Quarterly Meeting on May 14. Michael Keck with ACS CAN will provide legislative updates in cancer and tobacco control. Abby Holt will talk about updates on progress and challenges with skin cancer, and lastly, a remembrance of Frankie Melendez Jr. Read more about the event on our calendar

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UAMS 2019 Family Medicine Spring Review

The warmth of spring is near, and that means UAMS’ largest family medicine conference is coming. UAMS renamed the conference to Family Medicine Spring Review (formerly the Intensive Review Course) to better reflect its content, but it still offers 3 days of topics geared just for family medicine with up to 22.75 hours of content.

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Arkansas Chronic Disease Forum

The Arkansas Chronic Disease Coordinating Council is excited to announce the annual Arkansas Chronic Disease Forum: “Building Bridges – Creating Connections” presented by Mercy Health System Northwest Arkansas, will focus on community collaboration to reduce and prevent chronic diseases. The forum will highlight the National Diabetes Prevention Program and the work that organizations have completed

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Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium 4th Annual Conference

The Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium 4th Annual Conference is from June 19-21, 2019, at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Little Rock. Learn more at This Consortium is comprised of stakeholders from the 13 southeastern states and Puerto Rico. We come together to exchange ideas and experiences, to share best practices, and to develop collaborative

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HPV Summit, March 1, 2019

Registration is now available for the 2019 HPV Summit on Friday, March 1 at the Crowne Plaza in Little Rock. This summit is for medical and dental professionals to come together and share best practices and gain the tools to increase the acceptance of the HPV vaccine. Tickets are $40 for general admission or $25

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ACC Quarterly Meeting – February 12, 2019

Save the date for the February 12, 2019, ACC Quarterly Meeting. The meeting will be held at: CARTI Cancer Center Roy and Christine Sturgis Community Education Room 8901 CARTI Way Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 Registration is available here.

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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.