LITTLE ROCK – A workshop at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute will focus on the needs and concerns of cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. I Am a Survivor: Cancer Survivorship Workshop is set for 8 a.m.- noon Jan. 23 on the 10th floor of the UAMS Cancer Institute. Interactive sessions will be led [...]
LITTLE ROCK – Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Novel Cancer Treatments, on Oct. 27. Panelists will discuss promising research avenues and current cancer treatments. Held from 7-9 p.m. at Afterthought Bistro & Bar in Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood, Science Café [...]
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.
July 16, 2015 | The challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis often don’t end on the last day of treatment. For manycancer survivors, physical and emotional hurdles continue for years to come.
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 [...]
April 3, 2015 | A day-long event March 13 at UAMS gave health care professionals the opportunity to learn the latest research and treatment innovations for colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies.
March 13, 2015 | Arkansans got a sneak peak at a new documentary March 9 when UAMS and the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) hosted a screening of "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies".
March 27, 2014 | Experts from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) gathered March 14 to share information about the latest research and treatment innovations for colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies.
Issam Makhoul, M.D., has been named the inaugural recipient of the Laura F. Hutchins, M.D. Distinguished Chair for Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
LITTLE ROCK – Issam Makhoul, M.D., has been named director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. He will serve as the inaugural holder of the Laura F. Hutchins, M.D. Distinguished Chair for the Division of Hematology/Oncology.