Breast Cancer Study Finds Alternative to Radiation Therapy

July 24, 2012 | A breast cancer study led by surgeon V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has shown to offer an effective alternative to external radiation therapy following surgery.

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Breast Cancer Survivor Keeps Hope Alive

Feb. 3, 2012 | Paula Rogers knows the difference that a simple act of kindness can make. As she was being wheeled into surgery for her second bout with breast cancer, Rogers’ doctor, V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., took her hand. <br />

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Mastectomy Patients Offered Total Skin-Sparing Procedure

Jan. 4, 2011 | Cristiano Boneti, M.D., is excited that breast cancer patients at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) now have a surgical option that wasn't available as recently as seven years ago. The procedure is called the total skin-sparing mastectomy, and it can give improved reconstruction results to breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomy procedures.

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Two-Time Cancer Survivor Fights Back

Dec. 14, 2011 | Fifteen years after undergoing a mastectomy to remove a cancerous tumor from her right breast, Sherry Tuminello thought her fight was over. Unfortunately, she was wrong.

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UAMS Breast Cancer Program Receives National Accreditation

Oct. 24, 2011 | The Breast Cancer Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been accepted for membership in the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

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