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.

Curtis Pinkerton’s Story | Former Pediatric Patient ‘Embraces Each Day as a New Experience’

January 25, 2020
After a seemingly harmless injury while playing football, Curtis Pinkerton, just 17 years old at the time, visited the emergency department at Conway Regional Medical Center. The on-call physician recommended a precautionary x-ray to assess the damage, but what they found was much more than this teenager ever expected.  A quick review of the x-ray… View Article


Dr. Richard E. Phelan Joins The Dental Clinic at CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock

January 9, 2020
CARTI has added dentist Richard E. Phelan, D.D.S. to its team of cancer specialists. Dr. Phelan will oversee The Dental Clinic at CARTI, located at CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock. He has run his own private dental practice in Benton for more than 40 years.  “Oral health is an important part of cancer treatment… View Article


CARTI President and CEO Adam Head Selected as Finalist for Arkansas Business Health Care Heroes Awards

January 7, 2020
Press release from Arkansas Business.  Arkansas Business Health Care Heroes Awards Arkansas Business is thrilled to recognize thirty-seven individuals, companies and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in Arkansas. Their acts of heroism represent a display of dedication to excellence in the area of expertise beyond the scope… View Article


CARTI Helping Treat Patients’ Spirits Through Faith-based Program

January 2, 2020
As seen on KARK and Fox16. Living with cancer is difficult for patients and family members alike. The CARTI Cancer Center has found a way to help provide care not only for the patient’s diagnoses but for a person’s spirit. “It has been very well received,” says Reverend Larry Charles the Director of Pastoral Care… View Article


Live Music Lifts Spirits at CARTI

December 20, 2019
As seen on KARK and Fox16. The soothing sounds of classical music are what you will hear the moment you step into the front doors of the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock. “As far as the music it’s beautiful,” says Columbia County Judge Larry Atkinson, who is also a patient at CARTI. Columbia County… View Article


The Ghidotti Podcast | Adam Head, President and CEO

December 19, 2019
Adam Head, CARTI president and CEO, was featured on The Ghidotti Podcast. Adam joined host Natalie Ghidotti to talk about CARTI’s growth, plans for the future and how his military background has aided him in leadership positions. To listen to the complete podcast, click here. 


Festival of Trees | Tree Decorating with KARK

November 7, 2019
As seen on KARK. Tree Decor co-chair Sonia Worsham and PR and communications specialist Allyson Pittman Gattin joined KARK’s DJ Williams for a preview of one of the 18 trees that will be available for purchase at this year’s Festival of Trees. Festival of Trees is a three-day event series including Sugar Plum Ball, Festival of… View Article


Sugar Plum Ball Fashion Preview

November 6, 2019
As seen on KARK. Co-chairs, Macey Wadley and Kayla Hilliard, joined KARK’s DJ Williams for a preview of holiday fashion fit for all of the Sugar Plum Ball princesses. Sugar Plum Ball is part of Festival of Trees, a three-day event series including Festival of Fashion and Tux n’ Trees. Proceeds from all three events support CARTI’s… View Article


Patient with incurable cancer fights for her life and undiagnosed patients

As seen on KTHV. The number of people living with undiagnosed diseases is unknown but considered to be vast. In one survey, patients in the United States with rare diseases had to go to the doctor an average of eight times to find answers. During that process, many were misdiagnosed two to three times or more…. View Article


Hazel Thomas’ Story | Survivor lives life in spite of chronic diagnosis

November 2, 2019
It was February 2001 when Hazel Thomas received news that would change her life forever. She was seeing her primary care physician for her annual checkup, which included routine blood work. She left feeling accomplished that she’d checked that task off her to-do list, so she was surprised when she heard from the physician a… View Article