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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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January 2011 Newsletter

July 13, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Cancer Summit XII | Treatment During Pregnancy is Possible | Legislative Overview | Calendar of Events

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Could understanding addiction improve cancer control?

July 11, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

Because “smoking remains the most preventable cause of death in our society,” as the Arkansas Cancer Plan notes in its first sentence; and because a “healthy diet…may prevent a third of all cancers,” also from the Arkansas Cancer Plan’s first chapter; and accepting the concept that knowledge of these matters doesn’t always lead to behavioral […]

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Attorney General sues tobacco wholesaler

July 11, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking a judge to impose a fine on a company that is distributing unapproved cigarettes in the state. One million General Tobacco cigarettes, a product banned in Arkansas in June 2010, were sold by Forrest City Grocery in the third quarter of 2010, after […]

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ACC sponsors “Reducing the Burden”

July 8, 2011 | By Rachael Moore

A July Noon Lecture Series To deal cancer its biggest blow, we have to know where it is most likely to hide. Gordon Reeve, Ph.D provided a roadmap of cancer incidence and mortality rates at “Reducing the Burden,” a July noon conference series scheduled for each Friday this month at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine […]

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