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The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute directs cancer research for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and its affiliated institutions. Cancer Institute scientists are committed to reducing cancer incidence, mortality and morbidity in Arkansas and the surrounding region.

The Cancer Institute’s approach is simple: Discovery in our labs leads to the development of new treatment strategies, which are then delivered to the patients in our clinics. The bottom line for our patients is that our research fuels innovative treatment options.

The Cancer Institute accomplishes its goals through focused Research programs…, shared resources, and multidisciplinary disease-specific committees.

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Cornet AwardUAMS, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Researchers Receive CORNET Award Funding Cancer Research

Four research teams, comprised of scientists from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have received funding for cancer research through the UTHSC/UAMS Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards in Cancer.  Read more

Research Programs

Research Programs

All research at the Cancer Institute is organized into three distinct research programs to maximize and nurture scientific collaborations and productivity.

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Clinical Research

Clinical Research

Clinical research conducted at the Cancer Institute focuses on cancer prevention, screening, treatment and support.

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Shared Resources

Shared Resources

Shared resources provide Cancer Institute members with cost-effective access to specialized technologies, methodologies and quality control.

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Education and Training

Education and Training

Numerous educational and training opportunities are available for cancer researchers from the Cancer Institute, the Translational Research Institute and UAMS Research Administration.

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Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Internal and external funds available to support cancer research are updated monthly.

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Cancer Institute Members

Membership

The mission of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s strategies to effectively reduce cancer throughout its continuum from disease prevention, initiation, and detection, to its progression and treatment.

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