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September 10, 2015

Two UAMS Programs Receive Grants Totaling $98,000 From Arkansas Cancer Coalition

LITTLE ROCK – Two programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have received grants totaling almost $98,000 from the Arkansas Cancer Coalition. Funded for $54,853, a project titled Community-based Tobacco Control will provide tailored evidence-based smoking cessation for UAMS patients at the thoracic oncology clinic at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute…


August 31, 2015

Freedom From Smoking Support Group to Begin Sept. 16 At UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – If you’re ready to quit smoking, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is ready to help. The Freedom from Smoking support group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. for seven Wednesdays beginning Sept. 16 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s Patient Support Pavilion, located on the first floor. The…


August 27, 2015

Nine of 10 Arkansans Named by Newsweek/Castle Connolly As the “Top Cancer Doctors” in U.S. are at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – Nine of the 10 cancer physicians from Arkansas named as “2015 Top Cancer Doctors” in the United States are from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and its Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. The Top Cancer Doctors list was printed in the July 31-Aug. 7, 2015, issue of Newsweek in…


August 26, 2015

Village Walk for Cancer Research to Benefit UAMS Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – Grab your walking shoes and head to the 14th Annual Village Walk for Cancer Research on Sept. 26 in Hot Springs Village. One hundred percent of net proceeds from the walk will benefit the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Cost to participate is…


August 12, 2015

UAMS Researchers Awarded $10.5 Million Grant to Establish Center for Study of Cancer-Therapy Toxicity

LITTLE ROCK – A team of UAMS researchers has secured a $10.5 million grant to establish a center to study side effects of of cancer therapy.