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    Three Large U.S. Hot Spots Have Excessive Colorectal Cancer Death Rates

    Three Large U.S. Hot Spots Have Excessive Colorectal Cancer Death Rates (Reprinted from Medical News Today, July 8) While most of the United States has experienced large declines in colorectal cancer death rates in recent years, progress in the Mississippi Delta and two other areas has lagged. The lower Mississippi Delta, encompassing 94 counties, was […]

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    Developing skin cancer: Beth Hunt shares her personal story

    Like most kids growing up in Arkansas, I spent a lot of time as a child out in the sun. Fishing and water skiing with my family on Lake Hamilton… swimming at my grandparents house…and the occasional trip to the Gulf Coast for some beach fun. Sunburns were just part of summer life.  What I […]

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    Three Cancer Screenings Adults Should Get

    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that  many adults in the United States are not getting the recommended screening tests  for breast, colorectal, and cervical cancers. The analysis found that: One in five women ages 21 to 65 reported not being up-to-date with cervical cancer screening. Nearly one in […]

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    UAMS Survivorship Day

    I Am a Survivor—A Cancer Survivorship Workshop UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute July 11, 2015   Agenda All sessions include interactive discussions. 8:30   a.m.            Registration 9:00   a.m.            Welcome/Program Overview — Issam Makhoul, MD 9:15   a.m.            Nutrition — Michelle Morgan, RD and Dana McClendon, RD 10:00 a.m.           Break 10:15 a.m.           Sexuality […]

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