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REGISTRATION OPEN! Up to 18.25 Continuing Education Credits PALLIATIVE CARE CONFERENCE / PARTNERS IN CARE October 15 (pre-conf), 16, & 17, 2018 Hot Springs Convention Center – Historic Downtown Hot Springs, AR Topics include: Advance care planning (including a full day of ethics), pain management, medication management, palliative care & cancer survivorship, grief therapy, […]
Would Your Organization Like To Receive A Cancer Control Mini Grant For Up To $5,500? ACC will provide mini grants, in amounts of $3,500 to $5,500, for the fiscal period of October 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019. The application deadline is September 14, 2018. ACC will fund the following Arkansas Cancer Plan Activities: ACP Cancer […]
ACC Executive Director, Trena Mitchell will be presenting on the “Power of Partnership; Advancing the Arkansas Cancer Plan” at Grand Rounds, August 30 at 8:00 AM at the Arkansas Department of Health’s Dr. Joseph H. Bates Professional Education Auditorium at 4815 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205. Coalition members are invited to attend! For more […]
The focus of our September meeting will be breast cancer. We will hear from Dr. Sharp Malak from UAMS on Breast Cancer: Updates on Progress and Challenges. After that, Carolyn Garrett from CARTI will share on Breast Cancer: Surviving and Giving Back. We will also announce the ACC FY19 Competitive Grantees. To register for […]
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the US. The America’s Health Rankings for 2017 are out. Arkansas is currently ranked low at 48. For screening rates, Arkansas is ranked 34th with a screening rate of 65.4%. For more information, click here.
ACC is excited to present the newest annual report! We are sharing information on how we work with our members to impact the cancer burden within the state. Working with traditional and new partners, we helped increase access to medical knowledge on cancer and tobacco, and expanded opportunities for Arkansans in underserved counties to access […]
Starting November 26, 2017 the major US tobacco companies must begin running court-ordered television and newspaper ads to tell the American public the truth about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke. These corrective statements will run for one year. The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has several different corrective statements graphics and TV ads […]