Patient Stories about cancer

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

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

Free Skin Cancer Screening Offered at UAMS Cancer Institute on Sept. 10

LITTLE ROCK — People concerned about spots on their skin are invited to participate in a free skin cancer screening from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The screenings will take place on the second floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Patients will [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Freedom From Smoking Program to Begin July 27 at UAMS

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 July 27 in the UAMS College of Public Health, Room G232. There is no cost to participate. To register, [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fellowship-Trained Palliative Care Physician Clark L. Smith, M.D., Joins UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Fellowship-trained palliative care physician Clark L. Smith, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He sees patients at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and is an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine. Clark Smith, M.D. Smith earned his medical [...]

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