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Skin Cancer topic at last Reducing the Burden Lecture

July 29, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Audience learns what is melanoma, what is a burnt donut How does Dr. Scott Dinehardt want you to prevent skin cancer? A “shot glass.” Not for the conventional uses of this apparatus, but according to his entertaining presentation on Friday, July 29, 2011 at the “Reducing the Burden” cancer lecture, a part of a series […]

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ACC Board Wants You

July 29, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Nominate an individual for the ACC Board The Arkansas Cancer Coalition Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for the Board of Directors. Nominate a qualified colleague and help ensure the continued excellence of ACC’s leadership. ACC Board Nomination Forms are due by August 12, 2011, and the proposed slate of candidates will be distributed to the […]

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Arkansas Recognizes Laws to Protect from Secondhand Smoke

July 27, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas Joins with Local Leaders in Celebrating Smoke-Free Legislation This year marks the fifth anniversary of legislation aimed at creating smoke-free environments in businesses and vehicles transporting children. Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the State Capitol second floor rotunda, the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas (CTFA) […]

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention

July 25, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Yahoo Health and Men’s Health file a joint report on the largely preventable incidence of most colorectal cancer. In addition to early detection, the article highlights three behaviors proven to stave off the disease: do not sit for long hours, take aspirin once a day and drink more milk. At the July 15, 2011 “Reducing […]

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The Standard American Diet

July 25, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

An op-ed in the New York Times has floated the idea of extending tobacco excise tax policies to sugary sodas and processed, high fat foods. The additional revenue raised from this tax would subsidize vegetables and fruit, making healthy choices more available in food deserts—vending machines, corner markets and even liquor stores, a proposition being […]

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Reducing the Burden of Ovarian Cancer

July 22, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Much More than a Whisper on Ovarian Cancer The Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition has a powerful message about the often stealthy nature of ovarian cancer: “It whispers. So listen.” Over 100 physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals did just that: listened to the latest developments on ovarian cancer provided by Lawrence C. Bandy, MD of Arkansas […]

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Bladder Cancer and Hormone Suppression Therapy Support

July 21, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Patient Advocate Foundation, a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases, announces it has support available for patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer and those being treated […]

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Presentation Slides from Mini-grant Conference

July 20, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition Mini-grant conference provided a forum for mini-grantees to share information and build capacity. Program directors from each mini-grant also learned the latest in Arkansas cancer disparities from Rupa Sharma, epidemiologist from the Arkansas Department of Health . To view the presentations from this conferece, click on “Click Here” below where the […]

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2011 ACC Mini-grant Conference

July 19, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Partners Meet to discuss program success, challenges The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) works to strengthen the cancer control network as well as implement the goals and strategies of the state’s only comprehensive cancer plan—the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP). In an effort to achieve this goal, ACC issued mini-grants to partners addressing the cancer burden in […]

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July 2011 Newsletter

July 13, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Cancer Plan at Work | Cigarette Warning Labels | Calendar of Events

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