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Summit Lineup Poised for Policy Change

February 24, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

    Register for Summit XIII Today Little Rock, Ark – The Arkansas Cancer Summit is an annual event hosted by the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) to showcase progress ACC partners have made toward meeting the goals and objectives of the state’s cancer plan. The forum provides an opportunity for Coalition members and guests to […]

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Evaluation of Cancer Plan Grant Work

February 23, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) contracted with Arkansas Quality Foundation Inc. (AQF), a subsidiary of the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC), to evaluate the programs that received ACP Implementation Funding for SFY 2011 (July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011). AFMC’s analytic department evaluated the progress of seven (7) invited grant­ees and six (6) […]

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January 2012 Newsletter – Prostate Cancer Screening

February 17, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Twice a year the Arkansas Cancer Coalition publishes a paper-based newsletter, The Block. This newsletter features issues in the cancer control community that deserve further discussion and exploration. The issue highlighted in the January 2012 newsletter was prostate screening efficacy, featuring op-eds from Dr. Joe Bates of the Arkansas Department of Health and Dr. Tim […]

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ACC Poetry and Art Contest Winners

February 17, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

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Arkansas Affiliate of Komen Speaks Out

February 2, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Arkansas Affiliate released a statement on their Facebook page saying it wishes the national organization will reverse its position on removing funding from Planned Parenthood for cancer screenings. Planned Parenthood is currently under investigation by the U.S. House of Representatives for the services Planned Parenthood currently provides. Komen’s […]

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ACC Hosts Regional Meeting

February 1, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) took the meeting to our members, beginning a program of regional meetings. ACC hosted the Southeast Regional Meeting on January 31 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center in Pine Bluff. Members from surrounding south Arkansas counties attended to learn: ACC membership 101 from ACC Staff ACC grants and […]

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US Reps target tanning salon industry

February 1, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Today United States Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Diana DeGette, Frank Pallone, Jr., Rosa L. DeLauro, and Carolyn B. Maloney released a report, describing the false and misleading health information provided to teens by the indoor tanning industry. The report, based on undercover interviews of tanning salon employees conducted by Committee investigators, finds that tanning salons […]

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