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Physical Activity Reduces the Risk of Several Cancers

February 23, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The CDC has released a report on Promising Practices for Cancer Prevention and Survivorship.  The theme is Physical Activity.  There is evidence that suggests physical activity reduces the risk of several cancers, including breast and colon cancers.  To read the full report, click here.

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Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

February 9, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The 4th Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable is coming soon!  Join us as we discuss updates on colorectal cancer in Arkansas and ways to improve screening rates.  Register here.

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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

February 9, 2017 | By Myca Grant

National Cancer Prevention Month focuses on promoting healthy behaviors to reduce cancer incidence in the United States.  The American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that approximately one-third of the most common cancer incidences could be prevented by eating healthy, being active, and staying lean.  For more information, click here.

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Arkansas Cancer Summit XVIII

January 20, 2017 | 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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ACS Cancer Action Network Day at the Capitol

January 20, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The 91st General Assembly is underway in Arkansas.  It’s almost time for the 2017 Day at the Capitol.  Join volunteers from across the state for the 2017 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Day at the Capitol from 10am to 2:30pm on Thursday, February 23rd. Register here!

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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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