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
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,
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
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
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.
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.
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
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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