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4th Edition of the Arkansas Cancer Plan Released!

It is with great anticipation that we officially announce the release of the 4th edition of the Arkansas Cancer Plan! The purpose of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP) is to serve as an outline for what can and should be done at the state and local levels for cancer prevention, early detection, and care efforts in

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Tobacco & Disease Symposium – October 29, 2021

The Tobacco & Disease Symposium is a free virtual event on October 29, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., and will feature 4 hours of CME/CE. The symposium is part of the UAMS 25th Annual Family Medicine Update October 26-29 and will feature four dynamic speakers!

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Local Nurse Writes Book For Children With Cancer

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

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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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