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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!
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]