In The News
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 […]
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!
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, […]