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April is National Cancer Control Month

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

  April is National Cancer Control Month. This year, the Arkansas Cancer Coalition invites members to review and provide comments on the first draft of the third Arkansas Cancer Plan which we released during this year’s Summit. To download the full report and provide feedback, click on the link: http://www.arcancercoalition.org/resources. We request your feedback by April 30, […]

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Joe Pack’s Smoking and Lung Cancer Testimonial

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Joe Pack’s Smoking and Lung Cancer Testimonial Joe Pack loss his battle with small cell lung cancer, but he won the war. Beyond his last breath, Joe warns smokers to quit now. Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbN-eVjhQ8s to view the video

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National Public Health Week: Start Here

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

National Public Health Week: Start Here During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and to highlight issues that are important to improving our […]

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Arkansas Lung Cancer Rates Declining

January 14, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Arkansas Lung Cancer Rates Declining  Little Rock, AR   — A new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americans’ health.  Nationally, the rate of new lung cancer cases decreased in the U.S. from 2005 to 2009, according to a report in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  “The […]

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50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

January 14, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

We are pleased to announce that the press conference to release the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress has been moved to The White House and will now take place on Friday, January 17th at 9:30 a.m. EST.   The event will be Webcast live at http://whitehouse.gov/live The […]

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GET HELP TO QUIT

December 3, 2013 | By Rachael Moore

In the fight to quit tobacco, nobody has to go it alone.  Right now, you’ve got all the help you need in your corner – and it’s free: the Arkansas Tobacco Quitline. This is confidential, one-on-one help that’s tailored just for you.  A 24-hour direct line to professionally trained Quit Coaches® waiting to help you […]

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Launch of Polk County Support Group

November 12, 2013 | By Rachael Moore

The Polk County Cancer Support Group now provides services to cancer patients, survivors and their families. For more information contact Linda Rowe at msdaisy823@gmail.com Click here to find them on facebook 

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A Tip From A Former Smoker

November 12, 2013 | By Rachael Moore

Tiffany was only 16 when her mother died of lung cancer. Seeing her own daughter grow older brought back that pain and inspired Tiffany to successfully quit smoking. Click here to learn more about Tiffany’s Story

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4th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium

October 22, 2013 | By Rachael Moore

The Tobacco and Disease: Fourth Annual Lung Cancer Symposium Friday, November 8, 2013 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wyndham Riverfront  #2 Riverfront Place North Little Rock, AR $55 with CME; $30 without CME Register Now  2013 Agenda The Tobacco and Disease: Fourth Annual Lung Cancer Symposium is designed to provide up-to-date information in the field of lung cancer […]

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