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 [...]
May 8, 2015 | A $1 million gift by James C. and Mary Kay East to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has established the Kent C. Westbrook, M.D. Chair in Surgical Oncology. The chair will provide resources to ensure patients have the opportunity to understand their disease and participate in decisions based on scientific evidence, treatment availability and their own wishes.