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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 https://arcancercoalition.org/events/acc-quarterly-meeting-16.

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 http://www.secrcc.org/ 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.

20th Arkansas Cancer Summit

We are excited to announce the 20th Arkansas Cancer Summit! Please save the date for March 27-28, 2019 at the Wyndham Riverfront, North Little Rock! Day One features the Arkansas Cancer Summit, followed by the 3rd Annual Tobacco Control Conference on Day Two. Registration is open! To register, view the agenda, become a sponsor or …

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ACC Closed for the Holidays

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition will be closed from December 24, 2018, through January 1, 2019. Staff will be back in the office on January 2. Happy Holidays and we will see you in the New Year!