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Landes Studies Radiation Effects in Hiroshima

Sept. 18, 2015 | What started as a personal connection to Japan and Japanese culture when he was a small child has grown into a big development in the professional and family life of Reid D. Landes, Ph. D.

By | September 18th, 2015|University News|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

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

UAMS Drills in Treating Radiation Casualties

May 22, 2013 | During a May 17 drill to handle patients from a nuclear accident, UAMS Medical Center Emergency Department physicians and nurses encountered a scenario even veterans of previous drills didn’t anticipate.

By | May 22nd, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

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.

By | July 24th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Opens Radiation Oncology Center

July 3, 2012 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today becomes the exclusive provider of radiation oncology services on its campus. Services are provided for both adult and pediatric patients in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, a component of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

By | July 3rd, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Opens Radiation Oncology Center

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today becomes the exclusive provider of radiation oncology services on its campus. Services are provided for both adult and pediatric patients in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, a component of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.</span>

By | July 3rd, 2012|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researchers Make Breakthrough in Radiation Protection

June 26, 2012 | Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shown for the first time that boosting a protein pathway in the body’s circulatory system can act as protection against potentially fatal radiation poisoning.

By | June 26th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researchers Make Breakthrough in Radiation Protection

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shown for the first time that boosting a protein pathway in the body’s circulatory system can act as protection against potentially fatal radiation poisoning. </span>

By | June 25th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Signs Major Contract for Radiation Research

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has signed a contract with the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to proceed with advanced development of a promising treatment for use in radiological or nuclear emergency situations.

By | October 4th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments