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.

Wendy Wells’ Story

June 4, 2018
“You Helped Wendy Beat Cancer, and Now You and She are Teammates.” No 23-year-old expects cancer. Wendy Wells sure didn’t. She thought she had some kind of infection. But after running a battery of tests, Wendy’s doctor asked her a question she’ll never forget: “Have you heard of Hodgkin lymphoma?” In fact, Wendy had lost… View Article


Lee Wilson’s Story

“In the Fight Against Cancer, There’s No Better Friend than YOU!” I can’t tell you enough how much your messages of hope mean to patients like me. Cancer’s been part of my life for much too long. It stripped me of my mother and father. And I bet you’ve paid a toll in your life… View Article


Erica Rodgers’ Story

“I was scared, but CARTI had everything I needed.” Just over a year ago, Erica Rodgers’ regular mammogram revealed a tumor in her right breast. Tests proved it to be early-stage breast cancer. Almost before she knew it, Erica was meeting with CARTI’s medical team to put together a treatment plan. “You hear stories about… View Article


Spectral Detector CT: A Study Among Patients With Renal Insufficiency

February 5, 2018
Spectral Detector CT: A Study Among Patients With Renal Insufficiency Featured in Radiology Today Magazine By Don Norwood, MD, MBA; Isaac Filat, MA, HSM, CNMT, ARRT (N); Fieke Snijders; and Ekta Dharaiya, MS With the shift toward value-based care, it’s essential for hospitals to improve clinical efficiency and reduce duplication of services to make it… View Article


CARTI Announces Adam Head as New President, CEO

August 22, 2017
CARTI, the state’s largest not-for-profit multidisciplinary cancer care provider, has named Adam Head as president and chief executive officer (CEO) following a six month national search. With almost 20 years of leadership experience, Head has served as the chief operating officer of the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock since 2013. “When we first started… View Article


CARTI Named Recipient of $45,000 Arkansas Cancer Coalition Grant

August 18, 2017
CARTI has been awarded a $45,000 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 Kathi Jones, CARTI Foundation president.  “This grant will directly benefit the CARTI Transportation Assistance… View Article


Yoga Classes for Cancer Patients, Caregivers Set at CARTI

August 14, 2017
Using yoga to help manage cancer treatment and recovery is the focus of a new pilot program being introduced in September at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock. Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors Fighting Colon Cancer and CARTI will begin an on-going, twice monthly series of free yoga classes for cancer patients led by oncology-trained… View Article


CARTI Announces Gynecologic Oncology Multi-Disciplinary Clinic

July 26, 2017
Dr. Joseph Ivy will begin seeing patients twice a month as part of a new multI-disciplinary clinic for gynecologic oncology patients at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Ivy to CARTI,” said Craig Comish, CARTI interim chief executive officer.  “His commitment to improving patient satisfaction in gynecologic oncology… View Article


Emmy Award-Winning Little Rock News Anchor Donna Terrell Is a Woman on a Mission. . .in Memory of Her Daughter

February 28, 2017
As an Emmy Awarding journalist at Fox 16 in Little Rock, news anchor Donna Terrell knows first hand that the most powerful and impactful stories are those that evoke emotion drawn from a deep, personal perspective that can put a relatable face on the subject or topic at hand. That’s why Terrell is on a… View Article


What to Know About Lung Cancer, Early Detection and Reducing the Risks

February 15, 2017
With lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, the disease makes up about 25% of all cancer deaths across the nation as well as in Arkansas. And with that in mind, it’s good to become familiar with the latest developments in early detection and how to reduce the… View Article