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UAMS Receives Grants for Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection

April 18, 2016 | Women in Arkansas will benefit from two grants presented to UAMS by the Arkansas affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A grant of $87,642 will assist the UAMS Mobile Mammography Program to continue providing digital screening mammograms to women across Arkansas, with a focus on the 26 counties that [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Cancer, University News|0 Comments

Woman Enjoying Life Despite Fighting Cancer

Sept. 15, 2015|Suzanne Gatewood is enjoying life. Though she has been fighting breast cancer for 12 years, she says her outlook on life is more positive now than ever.

By | September 15th, 2015|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Cancer Services

Cancer Services   Breast Cancer Colon and Rectal Cancer Gynecology Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Lung Cancer Myeloma Orthopedic Cancer Skin Cancer Thyroid Cancer Urology Cancer

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Spit for the Cure

Spit for the Cure - Breast Cancer At UAMS, we believe research is the key to winning the battle against breast cancer. And you can help by participating in our Spit for the Cure Breast Cancer Cohort research study conducted at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. [...]

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Breast Cancer – Top 10 Things to Know

Top 10 Things to Know About Breast Cancer Prevention and early detection are key. Self-examinations and mammography save lives. You should start getting exams in your teens and yearly mammograms when you are 40 years old. If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, you may want to go to a breast cancer prevention [...]

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Breast Cancer Services

Breast Cancer Services Did you know that the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer is 80%? In recent years, there's been an explosion of life-saving treatment advances against breast cancer, bringing new hope to patients who are diagnosed with this disease. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, UAMS is [...]

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Breast Cancer Team

Breast Cancer Team Breast team members Laura Hutchins, M.D. and Suzanne Klimberg, M.D. review X-ray prior to determining treatment protocol.   The UAMS Breast TEAM™ (Together Empowering Advances in Medicine) knows that every case of breast cancer is unique and that every patient requires individualized care. Our compassionate team of nurses and [...]

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Cancer

Cancer Offering the expertise of specialists in various fields, our team members at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute create the best personalized treatment plan for you. Providing this kind of customized care requires the kind of options that you will find only at an academic health care facility like UAMS. Breast Cancer Colon and [...]

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Medical Oncology and Hematology

Medical Oncology If you are experiencing a blood disorder, cancer of the blood, anemia or an immunodeficiency problem, our health care team at the UAMS Medical Oncology Clinic can provide you with a diagnosis, therapy and compassionate care. The clinic sees patients with any cancer requiring chemotherapy or another form of infusion, including: Breast [...]

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Breast Cancer Clinic

Breast Cancer Clinic Hearing the words “you have breast cancer” brings with it many questions and emotions. Our compassionate staff understands your fears and has the expertise to help you battle this disease. Our Breast Cancer Clinic at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute offers comprehensive evaluation of breast pain, breast lumps and [...]

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