A center of excellence at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is Arkansas’ only comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.

The institute’s staff of physicians, nurses, researchers and other healthcare professionals is dedicated to improving the health of all cancer patients, both from Arkansas and beyond.

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  • Five Grants Presented to UAMS Cancer ResearchersJanuary 29, 2018

    Jan. 29, 2018 | Five newly awarded grants will assist scientists at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in their search for new and innovative cancer treatments. The grants of $10,000 each were presented to young investigators by the Envoys, a volunteer advocacy group of the Cancer Institute Foundation, during their “Doctor is In”…


  • Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer TreatmentJanuary 18, 2018

    Jan. 18, 2017 | Eighteen years ago, Gail Clayton received news that changed her life. Looking back, she says finding out she had breast cancer marked the beginning of new perspectives. “When I was first diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t the end of life as so many people think. To me, it was the beginning…


  • UAMS to Offer 7-Week Freedom From Smoking Program Starting Jan. 23January 8, 2018

    LITTLE ROCK — Anyone ready to quit smoking is invited to participate in a free seven-week program sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. for seven Tuesdays starting Jan. 23 at 900 John Barrow Road. There is no cost to participate.…