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    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. Fast Facts Each year, about 200,000 people in the United States are told they have lung cancer and more than 150,000 people die from this disease. About 90% of lung cancers are […]

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    Arkansas Colorectal Roundtable-Inaugural Meeting

    The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC), announces the launch of the Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable on October 29th in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Through the Roundtable, ACC seeks to develop and implement strategies to reduce incidences and mortality caused by colorectal cancer (CRC) for the residents of Arkansas. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates 1420 new cases and […]


    6th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium-”Protecting Our Future, Advocating for Tobacco-Free Youth

    About the Symposium Leading tobacco control, lung cancer control and youth advocates will present this powerful one-day symposium. This year’s theme is: “Protecting Our Future, Advocating for Tobacco-free Youth”.  Components will include: Policy and system change approaches to countering the tobacco industry A head-to-toe walk-through of nicotine’s effects in the body Co-facilitation and presentation by […]

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    ACC works with Arkansas State Fair to protect patrons from the dangers of secondhand smoke

    For Information or Interviews CONTACT: Trena Mitchell Arkansas Cancer Coalition 501-580-8172 Trena.Mitchell@arcancercoalition.org September 30, 2015   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARKANSAS STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES STRONGER TOBACCO-FREE POLICY Fair Patrons Can Now Breathe Easy  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 30, 2015) – The Arkansas Livestock Show Association (Association), in partnership with the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) approved a […]



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