March 6, 2019

Cancer Diagnosis Gives UAMS Medical Student New Perspective

Third-year UAMS College of Medicine student and cancer survivor Corbin Norton (center) with his medical oncologist Rashmi Verma, M.D., (right) and nurse Jason Guenther, R.N.

With his first medical licensing exam in the books, Corbin Norton was ready to relax. “It was a really tough exam. I had been studying for weeks,” the 27-year-old UAMS College of Medicine student said.

November 19, 2018

Screening Leads to Early Cancer Diagnosis and Early Cure

Carrie Stewart is back to enjoying her golf game following surgery for colon cancer.

During a visit with her primary care physician last fall, Carrie Stewart decided to schedule a routine colonoscopy.

September 18, 2018

UAMS Partners Card Offers Shoppers and Diners 20 Percent Discount at More Than 250 Locations

UAMS Partners Card

LITTLE ROCK – Calling all shoppers! More than 250 shops and restaurants in central and northwest Arkansas and Conway will offer discounts Oct. 26 – Nov. 4 with Partners Card, a fundraising project of the volunteer auxiliary of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

September 13, 2018

Christy Harrison | Breast Cancer Survivor

Christy Harrison Breast cancer survivor

“Today was my eighth and final chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. I was diagnosed the Monday after Easter 2018. I had been at another treatment facility and had some pathology reports that showed the cancer was in my lymph nodes. However, we didn’t know where the primary cancer was located. I got an appointment to…

June 18, 2018

Mary Ann Creemer | Breast Cancer Survivor

Mary Ann Creemer

“I found two lumps in my breast in May 2017 and went to see my doctor in Dardanelle. Because I previously had cervical cancer, she ran a CT scan and said she was pretty sure it was cancer. After that, I came to UAMS and confirmed that I had tumors in both breasts, and it…

June 7, 2018

Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors, Lymphomas, or Multiple Myeloma (The MATCH Screening Trial)

Clinical Trials

This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed….

June 1, 2018

Vaccination of High Risk Breast Cancer Patients

Clinical Trials

The purpose of this study is to evaluate an investigational agent, P10s-PADRE, a peptide mimotope-based vaccine, in combination with standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy…

May 31, 2018

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy or Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage IIA-B Prostate Cancer

Clinical Trials

This randomized phase III trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with stage IIA-B prostate cancer.

Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Clinical Trials

This randomized phase III trial studies how well pembrolizumab works in treating triple-negative breast cancer…

ENVISION: A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Givosiran (ALN-AS1) in Patients With Acute Hepatic Porphyrias (AHP)

Clinical Trials

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of subcutaneous givosiran…

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