cancer


January 29, 2018

Five Grants Presented to UAMS Cancer Researchers

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


October 11, 2017

Annual Gala for Life Raises $942,000 for UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Oct. 11, 2017 | The bright lights of New York City shone on Little Rock on Sept. 15 when the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute hosted its 22nd annual Gala for Life. The black-tie event, held at Little Rock’s Statehouse Convention Center, brought together 740 supporters from throughout Arkansas and raised about $942,000 for…


September 20, 2017

UAMS Receives Grant to Improve Access to Cancer Genetic Counseling Across Arkansas

Sept. 20, 2017 – A grant of more than $55,000 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will assist health care providers across the state to identify and treat families with an inherited risk for cancer. The one-year grant totaling $55,554 was presented to Kristin Zorn, M.D., director of the Division of Gynecologic…


April 14, 2017

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beaches of Bali, this 29-year-old professional blogger spends more than 300 days a year documenting her travels to vacation destinations around the world.


February 2, 2017

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

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 participants. The award was presented by Sandy Annis, a past recipient of the award who directs the UAMS Cancer Clinical…


January 30, 2017

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

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. Rockefeller Cancer Institute by the Envoys, a volunteer advocacy group of the Cancer Institute Foundation, during their “Doctor is In”…


August 18, 2015

UAMS Takes ROC Stars Out to the Ballgame

Aug. 18, 2015 | While fans gathered for an Arkansas Travelers baseball game Aug. 14, the real heroes of the night also prepared to take the field.