Compassion Bags Brighten Day for UAMS Cancer Patients

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Feb. 17, 2017 | A Valentine’s Day surprise brought smiles — and a few tears — to patients undergoing cancer treatment at UAMS. Thanks to the nonprofit organization Compassion That Compels and local boutique Altar’d [...]

Day at the Races March 16 to Benefit UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — You are invited to enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing while also supporting cancer patients at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Day [...]

UAMS to Offer 7-Week Freedom From Smoking Program Starting March 8

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — Anyone ready to quit smoking is invited to participate in a free seven-week program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from [...]

Head and Neck Surgeon Chelsey Smith, M.D., Joins UAMS

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — Head and neck surgeon Chelsey Warmack Smith, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She sees patients in the Head and Neck Cancer Clinic in the UAMS Winthrop [...]

Cancer Institute’s Kacie Simpson Honored for Work with Research Participants

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Feb. 2, 2017 | Kacie L. Simpson, the clinical research associate team lead at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, is the 2016 Bonny Hope Wallace Award recipient for her outstanding work with research [...]

FIS Gives $25,000 for UAMS Mobile Mammography Program

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Feb. 1, 2017 | The UAMS Mobile Mammography Program recently received a lift from FIS, its newest partner, in the form of a $25,000 gift. For many members of the FIS campus leadership committee, which [...]

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Jan. 30, 2017 | Three newly awarded grants will assist UAMS scientists in advancing their cancer research projects. The three grants of $10,000 each were presented to investigators Jan. 26 at the UAMS Winthrop P. [...]

Lung Cancer Survivor Plays on With Help of UAMS

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Jan. 23, 2017 | When Hot Springs musician Raymond Lovelace starting having migraine headaches in 2012, he set out to find the cause. “It raised a red flag,” he said, adding that he hadn’t experienced [...]

Study Shows Chemotherapy Induces Cellular Aging, Which Promotes Side Effects, Cancer Relapse

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Jan. 17, 2017 | Chemotherapy for cancer causes a pro-inflammatory stress response that promotes adverse side effects and cancer relapse, says a research team that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Daohong Zhou, [...]

UAMS Scientist Tackett Named Inaugural Recipient of Scharlau Family Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — Alan J. Tackett, Ph.D., was invested Dec. 13 as the inaugural recipient of the Scharlau Family Endowed Chair in Cancer Research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is [...]

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