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Great American Smokeout

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

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.  

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ACS Cancer Action Network Policy Forum

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The annual Arkansas Policy Forum this year will focus on patient quality of life through palliative care.  It will be held on November 16, 2016 at St. Vincent Infirmary.  For more information, please visit our events page.

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

November 1, 2016 | By Myca Grant

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 […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October 3, 2016 | By Rachael Moore

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 […]

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Tobacco and Disease Symposium

September 26, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The Tobacco and Disease Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 20 at the UAMS Jack T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute.  This year, it is a pre-conference to the UAMS Family Medicine Update.  For more information and registration, please visit our events page!

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Partners in Care Conference

September 20, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas is hosting the Partners in Care Conference!  It will be held October 12, 13, and 14 at Embassy Suites in Little Rock, AR.  Topics include hospital-based palliative care programs and hearing from speakers such as Wallace J. Nichols, PhD, and Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD.  For more information, […]

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Arkansas State Fair

September 20, 2016 | By Myca Grant

ACC will be at the Arkansas State Fair again this year!  This year’s theme is Arkansas Fight Cancer.  Join us with a different health and cancer screening each day! This year we are excited to partner with the UAMS MammoVan! They will be at the Arkansas State Fair on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 2, 2016 | By Myca Grant

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!  For information regarding prostate cancer and upcoming events, please visit the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation here!

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Screen for Life Campaign

September 2, 2016 | By Myca Grant

The CDC has developed the Screen for Life Campaign to raise awareness for colorectal cancer screenings.  All of their materials are available on the CDC website here.  For information regarding our ACC Colorectal Cancer Work Group or the Arkansas Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, sign up here.

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ACC Quarterly Meeting

August 16, 2016 | By Myca Grant

Our Quarterly Meeting is coming up soon!  We will be at the  Four Points by Sheraton in Little Rock on September 13 from 9am-11am!  We would love for you to come out and hear from our board members, our new competitive grantees, and from Healthy Active Arkansas!  To RSPV, please visit our events page.  See […]

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