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ACC will be closed for the holidays!

December 14, 2016 | By Myca Grant

In order to celebrate the holiday season, the ACC offices will be closed starting December 23.  We will reopen again January 3, 2017! Have a happy holiday season!

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Join an ACC Workgroup

December 14, 2016 | By Myca Grant

Are you interested in moving the needle on cancer in Arkansas?  Then join an ACC workgroup!  Together, we can make a difference. To join a workgroup or learn about what each of our workgroups are doing, please click here.

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Tobacco Advertising During the Holidays

December 14, 2016 | By Myca Grant

According to this study, tobacco companies increase advertising around the holidays to counter people’s New Year’s Resolutions to quit tobacco. This year, we can fight back by encouraging tobacco users to give themselves the gift of health by quitting tobacco products. Continue to promote messages on quitting via social and print media! The Arkansas Tobacco […]

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Arkansas Cancer Summit XVIII

December 14, 2016 | By Myca Grant

Registration is now open for the Arkansas Cancer Summit XVIII!  The Summit will be held March 27-28, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Airport in Little Rock, AR.  We are now accepting nominations for awards.  We also offer scholarships for students and cancer survivors. To register, click here.

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Arkansas Cancer Summit XVIII

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

Save the Date!  The Arkansas Cancer Summit XVIII will be held March 27-28, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Airport in Little Rock.  Keep your eye out for registration coming soon! For more information, view our events page.

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Great American Smokeout

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

Every year on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the ACS Great American Smokeout.  By quitting, even for one day, smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing cancer risk. For more information, click here.  

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ACS Cancer Action Network Policy Forum

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The annual Arkansas Policy Forum this year will focus on patient quality of life through palliative care.  It will be held on November 16, 2016 at St. Vincent Infirmary.  For more information, please visit our events page.

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

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.  The American Cancer Society Facts and Figures report estimates that in 2016, 2,610 Arkansans will be die from lung and bronchus cancer.  This is more […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October 3, 2016 | By Rachael Moore

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of death, after lung cancer, in Arkansas women.  During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let’s raise awareness about this disease. Download the 3rd edition of the Arkansas Cancer Plan for goals, objectives and strategies on how to reduce incidences and deaths from breast cancer […]

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Tobacco and Disease Symposium

September 26, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The Tobacco and Disease Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 20 at the UAMS Jack T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute.  This year, it is a pre-conference to the UAMS Family Medicine Update.  For more information and registration, please visit our events page!

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