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 First Site in Nation to Enroll for Imaging Clinical Trial

February 19, 2019
For more information: Melissa Masingill (501) 231-1027 melissa.masingill@carti.com   CARTI First Site in Nation to Enroll for Imaging Clinical Trial  LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (Feb. 11, 2019) – CARTI Cancer Center and ImaginAb Inc., an emerging immuno-oncology imaging company, announced the enrollment of the first three patients in the Phase II clinical trial of ImaginAb’s CD8+ T cell… View Article

 

Sharon House’s Story

February 4, 2019
Cancer can be an intimidating disease, and seeing the bright side can be nearly impossible in the face of a cancer diagnosis. But for Sharon House, maintaining a sense of joy is what helped her fight. “I know that nobody wants cancer, but you have to keep your spirits up,” Sharon said. On February 15,… View Article

 

Calli & Lindley “Don” Ellison’s Story

December 21, 2018
Cancer is tough. It’s the news nobody wants to get – not for themselves or for their loved ones. That is exactly what happened to Calli Ellison in June when her husband, “Big Don,” a Dallas resident now living in Rose Bud, Arkansas, was diagnosed with colon cancer. But strong faith and a positive outlook… View Article

 

Interventional Radiology Occupying Increasingly Prominent Role in Cancer Patient Care

November 19, 2018
By Dr. David Hays and Dr. Edgar D. St. Amour One of the most exciting subspecialties among cancer centers wasn’t originally developed for and isn’t limited to fighting that disease. Interventional radiology (IR), a subspecialty of radiology, uses minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system. It runs a wide… View Article

 

Jami Grove’s Story

November 5, 2018
March 16th, 2015 began as a normal day for Jami Grove. But after a routine mammogram and ultrasound, the day ended with a diagnosis of breast cancer. A lumpectomy confirmed her worst fears – breast cancer.  Several months later, on her birthday, Jami received the results from a pet scan, which showed metastatic breast cancer. … View Article

 

Lauren Miller’s Story | Breast Cancer Month

October 29, 2018
Lauren Miller of Benton, Ark., was not a candidate for breast cancer. She was young. She had no family history. Yet, there she was, the month after her 29th birthday, face to face with a stage three invasive carcinoma her2 positive diagnosis. When she found the lump, she was sitting in a hospital waiting room… View Article

 

CARTI North Little Rock Debuts New Technology for Precise Cancer Treatment

October 11, 2018
In June, CARTI North Little Rock began treating cancer patients with Vision RT — a new technology that makes sure radiation is delivered every treatment to the precise spot cancer has been detected. Although it is initially geared toward breast cancer patients to ensure the lowest possible dose to the heart, the applications go well… View Article

 

CARTI Receives $55,000 Arkansas Cancer Coalition Grant

October 4, 2018
CARTI has been awarded a $55,000 grant from the Arkansas Cancer Coalition to help implement cancer control efforts in support of the Arkansas Cancer Plan. “We are incredibly thankful for this generous gift from our friends at the Arkansas Cancer Coalition,” says Katherine L. Friend, CFRE, CARTI Foundation president.  “This grant will directly benefit the CARTI… View Article

 

CARTI Looks to Clinical Trials to Provide Patients More Options

September 26, 2018
By Dr. Ryan Hall, M.D. At CARTI, the treatment process starts with medical oncology. In an individualized fashion, we determine what the patient needs, and when. Does the patient need radiation or surgery or chemotherapy? When patients come to us, they want to know, “What do the next four, six, eight weeks look like?” Of… View Article

 

CARTI Physician Awarded Fellowship in Radiation Oncology

June 12, 2018
  Dr. David Hays of CARTI has been named an American College of Radiology (ACR) Fellow. He is the medical director of imaging and interventional oncology, who practices interventional radiology and serves as a diagnostic radiologist. He will be recognized in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 19. ACR Fellowship is awarded to members of… View Article