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UAMS Midsouth Summit Black Expo

February 28, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hosted the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo on Saturday, February 26, 2001 at the Clear Channel Metroplex in Little Rock from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A program with dinner was hosted the night before. The annual event honors black […]

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ACC issues Mini-grants for Big Effect

February 25, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The success of Arkansas Cancer Plan Implementation Grants has encouraged ACC to launch a brand new endeavor— ACC Mini-grants.

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ACC meets with Legislators to discuss cancer control

February 22, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

ACC provides cancer control updates to state legislators and discuss the role of public funding at breakfast hosted by the Arkansas Minority Health Commission.

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UAMS AHEC Heart Health Fair

February 18, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) of South Arkansas hosted a Heart Health Fair on February 17, 2011 at the Ellis Conference Center in El Dorado. Health is not a zero-sum game. What’s good for the heart is good for cancer control too. AHEC screen cholesterol, blood sugar, blood […]

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Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation Offers Awareness & Education at State Capitol

February 18, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation (APCF) offered free information, education and screening on February 8 in Little Rock at the Arkansas State Capitol.

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ACC is on Air

February 16, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

ACC takes over the airwaves this week. Stay tuned to your local tv and radio stations to hear ACC personnel promote the upcoming Arkansas Cancer Summit. Wednesday Evangeline Parker (Comcast) |Cornelya Dorbin, ACC Executive Director Thursday KABF (Gospel Show) | Pamela Bowie, ACC Program Manager | (501) 433-0088 (Request Line) KARK (noon show) | Cornelya […]

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ACC hosts Quarterly Meeting

February 16, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

ACC’s Quarterly Meetings are the perfect demonstration of how “positive network externalities” will lead to the next big break through in Arkansas cancer control.

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HHI uses STAR power to improve health

February 15, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Community Health Workers are the backbone of HHI initiatives in a pilot project to improve the health of citizens in Desha, Lincoln, and Chicot counties.

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UAMS – ADH CCEPP Launches in Pine Bluff

February 14, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Free HPV vaccinations were made available on Saturday,  February 12, 2011 to qualifying girls ages 11-19 through a joint educational program between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Cervical Cancer Education Prevention Program (CCEPP) and the Arkansas Department of Health. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccinations were administered from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. […]

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ACC Offices closed for Inclement Weather

February 9, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) operating procedures specify that the closing of an office, due to inclement weather, is determined by announcements of closure by the Little Rock School District. Therefore, ACC offices are currently closed and will re-open in accordance with the Little Rock School District. As with Winter Storm 2010, ACC again reminds […]

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