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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 [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Breast Cancer Services

Support from UAMS Helps Ann Elmore Live with Lymphedema

After undergoing surgery for breast cancer in 1997, Ann Elmore knew something wasn’t quite right with her left arm. “My arm would swell, and I would get it treated, time after time,” she said. Retired teacher and librarian Ann Elmore has learned to manage her lymphedema symptoms with the help of UAMS. In [...]

By | August 6th, 2012|Cancer|0 Comments

New Surgery at UAMS Provides Dramatic Reduction in Arm Swelling for Lymphedema Patients

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first in Arkansas and one of a handful of medical centers in the country offering a new surgical alternative to treat lymphedema, the chronic arm swelling frequently associated with breast cancer treatment.

By | November 28th, 2011|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Patient First for UAMS Lymphedema Surgery

Nov. 4, 2011 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first in Arkansas and one of a handful of medical centers in the country offering a new surgical alternative to treat lymphedema, the chronic arm swelling frequently associated with breast cancer treatment.

By | November 4th, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments