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$1 Million Estate Gift to Benefit Breast Cancer Research at UAMS Cancer Institute

A $1 million gift from the estate of Linda Garner Riggs to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be used to advance research of triple negative breast cancer.

By | 2018-05-03T11:36:01+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|News Release, University 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

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beaches of Bali, this 29-year-old professional blogger spends more than 300 days a year documenting her travels to vacation destinations around the world.

By | 2018-04-04T15:52:33+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

FIS Gives $25,000 for UAMS Mobile Mammography Program

Feb. 1, 2017 | The UAMS Mobile Mammography Program recently received a lift from FIS, its newest partner, in the form of a $25,000 gift. For many members of the FIS campus leadership committee, which presented the gift, it is an intensely personal one. “If you pick anybody off the street from here or this [...]

By | 2017-02-17T10:34:14+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Cancer, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Receives Grants for Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection

April 18, 2016 | Women in Arkansas will benefit from two grants presented to UAMS by the Arkansas affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A grant of $87,642 will assist the UAMS Mobile Mammography Program to continue providing digital screening mammograms to women across Arkansas, with a focus on the 26 counties that [...]

By | 2016-04-19T09:35:45+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Cancer, University News|0 Comments

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By | 2016-08-22T16:03:26+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Cancer Services

Spit for the Cure

Spit for the Cure - Breast Cancer At UAMS, we believe research is the key to winning the battle against breast cancer. And you can help by participating in our Spit for the Cure Breast Cancer Cohort research study conducted at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. [...]

By | 2018-05-03T09:05:52+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Spit for the Cure