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UAMS MammoVan to Offer Mammograms at Arkansas State Fair Oct. 14-15

LITTLE ROCK — The MammoVan, a mobile mammography unit operated by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will be at the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14-15 to offer mammograms for area women. Appointments are requested in advance by calling (800) 259-8794. Walk-ins are welcome, but may [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Mother of Two Says Angel Eye Cameras Eased Mind

Sept. 15, 2016 | It was more than a month before Lucy Josserand, born weighing 2 pounds, 11.5 ounces, was able to see and enjoy the comforts of her own nursery in her Texarkana home. But Lucy’s parents never left her side thanks to the help of Angel Eye Camera Systems. The web-based system allows [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Shoppers and Diners Enjoy a 20 Percent Discount With UAMS Cancer Institute’s Partners Card

LITTLE ROCK –More than 250 shops and restaurants in central and northwest Arkansas and Conway will offer discounts Oct. 28 – Nov. 6 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). To purchase a Partners Card or [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS and Little Rock Trojans Need Votes to Win up to $15,000 to Benefit Breast Cancer Organization

LITTLE ROCK – The public is invited to help fight breast cancer by voting online for a video featuring the dancing talents of doctors, nurses and others at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and members of the Little Rock Trojans. The video to “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon was [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Offer Freedom From Smoking Program Starting Sept. 28

LITTLE ROCK — If you’re ready to quit smoking, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is ready to help. The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. for seven Wednesdays beginning Sept. 28 in room 10104 on the 10th floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. There is [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Radiation Effects Expert Martin Hauer-Jensen Invested in J. Thomas May Distinguished Endowed Chair in Oncology

Sept. 1, 2016 | The family of the late William E. “Bill” Clark has given $300,000 to establish a distinguished endowed chair in honor of J. Thomas May in which world-renowned radiation effects expert Martin Hauer-Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., was invested Aug. 29 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Hauer-Jensen, a professor of [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Cancer, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Nine Siblings Contribute to Fetal Development Research

Sept. 1, 2016 | While Asa Kearby was still in the womb he was contributing to scientific understanding of fetal development – just like his eight brothers and sisters before him. Baby Asa was born Aug. 23 at UAMS. He is the ninth sibling in the Kearby family to participate in prenatal research through [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Featured, Medical News, OB/GYN, Patient Stories|0 Comments

ROC Star Event Hits Homerun for Pediatric Cancer Survivors

Aug. 30, 2016 | For many people, a night at the ballpark is an ordinary summer outing. But for young people with cancer, a simple ballgame can become a lifelong memory. ROC Stars get a pep talk prior to the Arkansas Travelers baseball game. Creating those memories is the idea behind the ROC [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Cancer, Featured, Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Benefits from QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

Aug. 25, 2016 — The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) got a boost in the fight against breast cancer with funds generated by QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale,” held in October 2015. Supporting breast cancer research and education institutions nationwide, the Fashion Footwear Association of [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation Elects New Board Members

Barbara Hoover Lenka Horakova Remmel T. Dickinson Mandy Macke Carol Rodgers Lloyd Garrison     Trip Strauss                   LITTLE ROCK — The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation at the University of Arkansas [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments