LITTLE ROCK — Cancer patients and survivors are invited to receive free legal assistance on important personal documents April 20 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

The estate planning clinic will be held at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute as a free service by local attorneys. It is open to anyone in cancer treatment or who has completed treatment, based on financial need. One-hour appointments are available at either 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. April 20. Attendees will meet individually with licensed attorneys to prepare wills, living wills and powers of attorney and will receive notarized copies of their documents.

Advance reservations are required by contacting the UAMS Cancer Institute Social Work Department at 501-603-1612 or wilsonavisf@uams.edu. The event will take place in the Patient Support Pavilion on the first floor of the UAMS Cancer Institute. Free parking is available in parking deck 3 at the corner of Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue.



UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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