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Radiation Therapy Facts

Radiation Therapy Facts At the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, our experts provide the following facts about radiation therapy: Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA. Radiation therapy can damage normal cells as well as cancer cells. Therefore, treatment must be carefully planned to minimize side effects. The radiation used [...]

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Palliative Care/ Hospice – Cancer Pain Clinic

Palliative Care Clinic - Cancer Institute At the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the goal of our Palliative Care Clinic is to help you live as well as possible while facing a serious or life-threatening illness. Palliative care focuses on the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our team of professionals offers care [...]

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Cancer Team Treatment

Cancer Team Treatment Every case of cancer is unique, and every patient needs individualized care to ensure the best possible outcome. At UAMS, we believe our Team TreatmentTM provides medical care that is second to none. We take our team approach very seriously, with surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, medical and radiation oncologists, researchers and scientists working [...]

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Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Clinic

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Clinic You shouldn't have to make choices between receiving cancer treatment and keeping up your daily schedule. At UAMS, our infusion centers are open before and after business hours as well as on weekends and holidays to offer the flexibility you need to manage your schedule so you can continue your familiar [...]

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Infusion Centers

Infusion Centers You shouldn't have to make choices between receiving cancer treatment and keeping up your daily schedule. At UAMS, our infusion centers are open before and after business hours as well as on weekends and holidays to offer the flexibility you need to manage your schedule so you can continue your familiar routines. Our [...]

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Healing Laughter

FEB. 21, 2012 | Inez Stone believes that the healing power of laughter works hand in hand with the healing power of medicine.

By | February 14th, 2012|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Tongue Cancer Doesn’t Slow Drummer’s Beat

Feb. 16, 2011 | The rock’n’roll lifestyle doesn’t allow a nagging sore on your tongue to slow you down, and it surely isn’t a very “punk-rock” detail to complain about.

By | February 16th, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments