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UALR Trojans ‘Pink Night’ Honors UAMS Breast Cancer Survivors, Doctor

Feb. 23, 2018 | UAMS breast cancer survivors were celebrated Feb. 22 as they joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) men’s and women’s basketball teams  at their annual Pink Night. UAMS breast cancer survivors join the UALR men's basketball team on the court for the national anthem. Seven breast cancer [...]

By | 2018-02-23T14:23:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

International Expert at UAMS Myeloma Institute Releases First Book on Castleman Disease

Jan. 30, 2018 — Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues, was identified and named more than a half-century ago but, until recently, no one had written a book exclusively about it. Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine and director of developmental and translational medicine at the Myeloma [...]

By | 2018-01-31T16:09:47+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Five Grants Presented to UAMS Cancer Researchers

Jan. 29, 2018 | Five newly awarded grants will assist scientists at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in their search for new and innovative cancer treatments. The grants of $10,000 each were presented to young investigators by the Envoys, a volunteer advocacy group of the Cancer Institute Foundation, during their “Doctor is In” [...]

By | 2018-01-29T10:50:05+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Offer 7-Week Freedom From Smoking Program Starting Jan. 23

LITTLE ROCK — Anyone ready to quit smoking is invited to participate in a free seven-week program sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. for seven Tuesdays starting Jan. 23 at 900 John Barrow Road. There is no cost to participate. [...]

By | 2018-01-08T09:57:33+00:00 January 8th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Study Shows Key Molecular Differences in Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Could Lead to Better Treatment

LITTLE ROCK – A scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is among the lead authors of a study that could lead to more effective therapies for children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). UAMS’ Jason Farrar, M.D., and collaborators at eleven other institutions published their study in the journal Nature Medicine and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T09:56:30+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Man Beats Cancer Twice with Help of UAMS

Dec. 18, 2017 | After 40 years, Jerry and Sharon Moskwiak were ready to leave the cold Michigan winters behind. They considered a move to their favorite vacation spot in South Carolina, but there was one catch: The nearest academic health care center was at least one hour away. Because Sharon had worked for 35 [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:06:07+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

Dec. 1, 2017 | Tina Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later. “I was planning to stay about two months,” said Farber, a native Arkansan who now [...]

By | 2018-02-21T09:53:30+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Breast Surgeon Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., Named to Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology

Nov. 30, 2017 – Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., F.A.C.S., was invested Nov. 29 as recipient of the Muriel Balsam Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is chief of Breast Oncology in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Surgery. The endowed chair is the result of [...]

By | 2017-12-05T09:40:41+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Annual Donation to UAMS Breast Cancer Program Brings Ashley County Cares Total to $388,000

Nov. 29, 2017 – In 2005, a group of women in south Arkansas banded together to form Ashley County Cares, an organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer through research and education. Thirteen years later, their commitment and fundraising efforts continue to grow and benefit women across the state. Representatives of the group traveled to the [...]

By | 2017-12-05T09:37:52+00:00 November 29th, 2017|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments