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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Sept. 15, 2015|Suzanne Gatewood is enjoying life. Though she has been fighting breast cancer for 12 years, she says her outlook on life is more positive now than ever.
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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. [...]
Top 10 Things to Know About Breast Cancer Prevention and early detection are key. Self-examinations and mammography save lives. You should start getting exams in your teens and yearly mammograms when you are 40 years old. If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, you may want to go to a breast cancer prevention [...]