April 25, 2019

UAMS Cancer Researcher to Speak at May 16 Event in Hot Springs Village

Samantha Kendrick, Ph.D.

You are invited to learn about the latest advances in cancer research, treatment and prevention at a free event at 11:30 a.m. May 16 in Hot Springs Village featuring a researcher from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

March 1, 2019

UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge to Celebrate 10th Anniversary April 5

Doctor Zarr's Amazing Funk Monster will perform at RockStar Lounge on April 5. Proceeds from the event benefit research at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

Dance the night away to the biggest hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s when RockStar Lounge celebrates its 10th anniversary April 5.

February 7, 2019

UAMS Program Offers Support to Children of Cancer Patients


A group to help children cope with a parent’s cancer diagnosis is set to begin March 5 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

February 6, 2019

UAMS Researchers, Clinicians and Patients Collaborate to Advance Cancer Research

(From left) J. Camilo Barreto, M.D.; Mindy Gibbons, R.N.P.; and Alan Tackett, Ph.D., work together with the goal of improving treatment options for patients with metastatic melanoma.

The past two decades have seen unparalleled advances in cancer therapies. Where patients with many types of cancer were once given a grim prognosis, many now go on to live long and productive lives.

January 17, 2019

UAMS Colorectal Surgeon: Know the Symptoms and Your Surgeon

Keith Maddison speaks with his surgeon, Conan Mustain, M.D. during a visit to UAMS.

As a former education specialist for the Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA), Keith Maddison spent decades educating Arkansans about the importance of organ and tissue donation.

Stress was no stranger to Maddison. So when he noticed blood in his stool, he attributed it to pressures of his job and everyday life.

January 29, 2018

Five Grants Presented to UAMS Cancer Researchers

The 2018 Seeds of Science grant recipients at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute included (left to right) Marie Burdine, Ph.D.; Brendan Frett, Ph.D.; Samantha Kendrick, Ph.D.; and Analiz Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

Five newly awarded grants will assist scientists at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in their search for new and innovative cancer treatments.

January 18, 2018

Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Gail Clayton, who has had breast cancer twice and was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, has enrolled in a clinical trial at UAMS.

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…

January 8, 2018

UAMS to Offer 7-Week Freedom From Smoking Program Starting Jan. 23

Freedom From Smoking

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….

January 4, 2018

UAMS to Offer Free Estate Planning Assistance for Cancer Patients Jan. 24

LITTLE ROCK – Cancer patients and survivors are invited to receive free legal assistance on important personal documents Jan. 24 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

December 19, 2017

Study Shows Key Molecular Differences in Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Could Lead to Better Treatment

LITTLE ROCK – A scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is among the lead authors of a study that could lead to more effective therapies for children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). UAMS’ Jason Farrar, M.D., and collaborators at eleven other institutions published their study in the journal Nature Medicine and…

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