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Recovery from Acute Leukemia Gives Teacher Something to Celebrate

May 31, 2018 | It was the summer of 2015 and Dottie Lobbs should have been enjoying her summer break. Instead, Lobbs, a special education teacher at Glen Rose High School in Malvern, was experiencing such severe fatigue that she knew something was wrong.

By | 2018-06-04T10:18:33+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|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

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UAMS  -- University of Arkansas Medical Sciences At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, we are the home of the state’s only academic health sciences center. With clinics covering nearly every medical specialty, our research and educational programs inspire new knowledge that results in better diagnosis and more advanced patient care. Make [...]

By | 2017-11-02T16:11:23+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Video Hero No Tag

Annual Gala for Life Raises $942,000 for UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Oct. 11, 2017 | The bright lights of New York City shone on Little Rock on Sept. 15 when the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute hosted its 22nd annual Gala for Life. Broadway performers Kevin Massey and Dan'yelle Williamson entertained the crowd. The black-tie event, held at Little Rock’s Statehouse Convention Center, [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:40:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

UAMS Receives Grant to Improve Access to Cancer Genetic Counseling Across Arkansas

Sept. 20, 2017 – A grant of more than $55,000 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will assist health care providers across the state to identify and treat families with an inherited risk for cancer. The one-year grant totaling $55,554 was presented to Kristin Zorn, M.D., director of the Division of Gynecologic [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:54:07+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, 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

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

Jan. 30, 2017 | Three newly awarded grants will assist UAMS scientists in advancing their cancer research projects. The three grants of $10,000 each were presented to investigators Jan. 26 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute by the Envoys, a volunteer advocacy group of the Cancer Institute Foundation, during their “Doctor is In” [...]

By | 2017-01-30T13:41:14+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Cancer, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Oct. 27 Science Café — ‘Novel Cancer Treatments’

LITTLE ROCK – Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Novel Cancer Treatments, on Oct. 27. Panelists will discuss promising research avenues and current cancer treatments. Held from 7-9 p.m. at Afterthought Bistro & Bar in Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood, Science Café [...]

By | 2015-10-08T13:56:34+00:00 October 7th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments