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Arkansas Colorectal Roundtable-Inaugural Meeting

October 21, 2015 | By Kevin Holmes

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 […]

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

October 21, 2015 | By Kevin Holmes

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

October 5, 2015 | By Rachael Moore

For Information or Interviews CONTACT: Trena Mitchell Arkansas Cancer Coalition 501-580-8172 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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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2015 | By Kevin Holmes

About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to […]

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