When does a cancer patient become a cancer survivor? “As far as we are concerned, every cancer patient is considered a cancer survivor from the very first moment of their initial diagnosis,” says Lawrence Mendelsohn, M.D., a medical oncologist/hematologist and medical director at CARTI in … Continue reading
CARTI in the News
Whether you're looking for the latest announcements in world-class, comprehensive cancer care, a special event hosted by CARTI to fund new, state-of-the-art equipment, or the awarding of college scholarships to former patients, "CARTI in the News" can help you find out more.
Esophageal Cancer Risk 3-to-4 Times Greater for Men Than Women Men are at 3-to-4 times greater risk of being diagnosed with esophageal cancer than women, according to Omer Khalil, M.D., a hematologist/oncologist with CARTI in Little Rock. “There is good news and bad news when … Continue reading
April Observed as National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month With more than 100,000 new cases diagnosed annually in the United States, head and neck cancer is reportedly the sixth most common form of cancer in the world according to information from the Head and Neck … Continue reading
Statistics Show Men Twice as Likely to Develop Kidney Cancer Than Women Men are statistically shown to be twice as likely to develop kidney cancer than women, according to Thomas Sneed, M.D., a hematologist/oncologist with CARTI, the state’s largest private practice, not-for-profit cancer care provider. … Continue reading
Significant Drop in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Credited to Early Detection, Screenings Colorectal cancer diagnosis has reportedly dropped by 30 percent in the United States over the past 10 years, according to a new report released this month by the American Cancer Society. “The news is certainly … Continue reading
‘Building Hope, Fighting Cancer’ Multi-Million Capital Campaign Laying Foundation for Proposed World-Class CARTI Cancer Center An on-going capital campaign launched last year in support of establishing a proposed world class cancer center in Little Rock has already raised more than three-quarters of its multi-million dollar … Continue reading
CARTI recently broke ground on the CARTI Cancer Center, a multi-specialty, patient-focused cancer treatment center that is scheduled to open Fall 2015. The 170,000 square foot building will sit on 37.12 acres located on Riley Drive just south of Interstate 630 and Barrow Road. The … Continue reading
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CARTI has signed an option to study property located on Riley Road in Little Rock for the new CARTI Cancer Center and is now entering in to an extensive period of discovery. If the CARTI Board of Directors is pleased with the outcome of the … Continue reading
(LITTLE ROCK) — CARTI, Little Rock Hematology Oncology (LRHO) and Radiation Oncology Associates, P.A. (ROAPA), announced today that they are partnering together to form a multi-specialty, coordinated and patient-focused cancer group. Owned by CARTI, the organization will include medical and surgical oncologists and diagnostic radiologists, … Continue reading
CARTI Becomes Only Radiation Therapy Provider in State to Earn Accreditation from American College of Radiology Six Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (CARTI) facilities recently earned three-year terms of accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR), distinguishing them as the only radiation therapy centers … Continue reading