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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 22, 2017 | By Myca Grant

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!  For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation website.  There they have all the latest information regarding prostate cancer in Arkansas and information and events!  To view the website, click here.

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Arkansas Cancer Summit XIX

August 9, 2017 | By Myca Grant

We are excited to present you with a dynamic lineup for this Summit.  Registration is now open!  To register, click here.

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Tobacco & Disease Symposium

August 9, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Tobacco and Disease Symposium is a Preconference for the 21st Annual Family Medicine Update.  It will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute, 12th Floor Fred W. Smith Conference Center.  It will cost $50. To register, click here.

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Support Your Kids this School Year by Quitting Tobacco!

August 9, 2017 | By Myca Grant

Secondhand smoke harms children and adults!  Protect your children this school year by quitting tobacco.  Children who are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke breathe the same dangerous chemicals that smokers inhale.  The home is the place where children are most exposed to secondhand smoke. Help your kids get off on to a great start this […]

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Tobacco Cessation for Cancer Survivors

June 12, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The American Cancer Society in partnership with the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership developed a guide to help coalitions and health units implement tobacco cessation for cancer survivors. To read the report, click here.

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Be Sun S.M.A.R.T

June 12, 2017 | By Myca Grant

ACC is reminding you to be Sun S.M.A.R.T this summer! Slip on a hat Move to the shade Apply sunscreen Reapply sunscreen Tell your friends to be Sun S.M.A.R.T For more information, visit the CDC’s page on sun safety here.

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Melanoma Awareness

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

May is Melanoma Awareness Month!  This month is all about learning about the risks of skin cancer and ways to reduce your risk.  For more information, please follow along on our Facebook page to get tips and tricks.

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The Flavor Report

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released a new report highlighting the growth of flavored tobacco products.  The FDA has banned flavored cigarettes, but there has been an increase in candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars.  The report urges the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products. To read the full report, click here.

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ACC Workgroups

May 17, 2017 | 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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ARCHWA

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Arkansas Community Health Worker Association 5th Annual Arkansas Community Health Worker Summit is coming up!  It will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Little Rock on June 5-6.   This event highlights ARCHWA’s role in educating public health and health system professionals about the value of CHWs as well as addressing relevant policy […]

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