Cancer Patients and Survivors The CDC says if you have cancer now or had cancer in the past, you may need to take special steps to protect your health if you have to stay home. This is especially important for cancer patients who are treated with chemotherapy. They are more likely to get an infection because chemotherapy
Postponed: 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference
POSTPONED: 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference 3.11.2020 The staff of the Arkansas Cancer Coalition and UAPB’s Minority Sub Recipient Grant Office have postponed the 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit and the 17th Annual Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference. We apologize for any inconvenience that this change might cause
Most of the 34 million adult Americans who smoke cigarettes want to quit. But smoking will remain the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the U.S. unless more is done to help them quit. In his new report, Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General, VADM Dr. Jerome M. Adams calls on everyone,
Registration is open for the 21st Arkansas Cancer Summit with the 17th Clearing the Air in Communities Of Color Conference on March 31 and April 1, 2020. The Arkansas Cancer Summit is an annual event hosted by the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) to showcase the recent progress that Coalition partners have made towards meeting the
The Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable originally scheduled for November 14 has been rescheduled. ACC will now host a joint roundtable for breast cancer and colorectal cancer on January 30, from 10am-2pm. The roundtable will be located at the Hilton Garden Inn, 10914 Kanis Road, Little Rock. This is a free event and lunch will be
Registration is open for the ACC Quarterly Meeting on Tuesday, December 17 from 8:30-11:30AM. This meeting will be at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Little Rock. We will be having an ugly sweater contest (but it must have a cancer control message), so don’t forget to join in on the fun!
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,
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