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.

CARTI Receives $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant

November 1, 2016
Grant to CARTI Is Part of CVS Health’s Commitment to Helping People Lead Tobacco-Free Lives CARTI recently announced it has received a $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant to create an eight week Smoking Cessation program for smokers. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Health as part of its commitment to helping people achieve their best… View Article

 

Harco Constructors Matches CARTI Gifts through Dec. 31

November 30, 2015
From now until December 31st, Harco Constructors will match your gift, up to the first $15,000 received. Once you learn you have cancer, you are in a fight like no other.   You quickly realize you can’t fight cancer on your own. But not everyone has the support they need to help them through the difficult… View Article

 

Chemosabe Sisters

November 9, 2015
  SCENES FROM A SUPPORT GROUP Story by Steve Spencer STUTTGART, ARKANSAS. PRIVATE ROOM IN EL CANAVERAL MEXICAN GRILL. AFTER WORK. THE SECOND MONDAY NIGHT OF SEPTEMBER. EIGHTEEN WOMEN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 35 AND SOME NUMBER BIGGER THAN THAT BUT LET’S NOT GET TOO SPECIFIC ARE CASUALLY GATHERED AROUND THREE LONG TABLES PULLED TOGETHER…… View Article

 

Bray Gourmet Selected as On-Site Restaurant for New CARTI Cancer Center

September 10, 2014
Bray Gourmet, the Little Rock-based delicatessen and catering company, will be the on-site restaurant at the new CARTI Cancer Center, according to a recent announcement by officials with the statewide network of cancer care providers. “We could not be more pleased to have Bray Gourmet partner with us to help create what we hope will… View Article

 

Cancer Survivorship Begins at Moment of Diagnosis, Not End of Treatment

June 19, 2014
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 Little Rock. CARTI is one of thousands of cancer care… View Article

 

Esophageal Cancer Risk 3-to-4 Times Greater for Men Than Women

April 23, 2014
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 it comes to esophageal cancer, “ says Dr. Khalil. With statistics from the American Cancer Society projecting more than 18,000… View Article

 

National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April 14, 2014
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 Cancer Alliance (formerly the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer… View Article

 

Significant Drop in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Credited to Early Detection, Screenings

March 25, 2014
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 encouraging, and the timing could not be better,” says… View Article

 

Statistics Show Men Twice as Likely to Develop Kidney Cancer Than Women

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. “Numbers from the American Cancer Society do show men at… View Article

 

CARTI Foundation Launches $10 million Capital Campaign

March 19, 2014
‘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 goal, according to officials with the CARTI Foundation. “To date,… View Article