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UAMS Northwest Accepting Applications for Summer Health Careers Program

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest is now accepting applications from students who will be entering the 11th or 12th grade and interested in exploring careers in health care for its two-week, intensive Medical Applications of Science for Health (MASH) program July 11-22. During the MASH program, students will [...]

By | February 1st, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Radiation Therapy Facts


TomoTherapy The TomoTherapy Hi Art System® is a revolutionary way to deliver radiation treatment for cancer. This state-of-the-art treatment is offered to UAMS patients at the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, located adjacent to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. TomoTherapy allows your UAMS doctor to check the location of your tumor before each treatment and [...]

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Gamma Knife Perfexion

Gamma Knife Perfexion Brain Surgery Without Incision For more information or questions about Gamma Knife at UAMS please call 501-603-1800 or email the UAMS Gamma Knife Coordinator Karen Baxter-Rhodes, RN, at BaxterrhoadesKarenL@uams.edu. At UAMS, we are constantly working to stay at the forefront of medical technology. In our efforts to provide cutting-edge, noninvasive care for [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Gamma Knife Perfexion