The opening of a new medical facility is an opportunity to showcase the very latest in health care technology and innovation, and the CARTI Surgery Center is no exception. As the only cancer-focused surgery center in Arkansas – and one of few in the nation – it is poised to radically change our surgical landscape. … Continued

Are You High Risk for Cancer? How to Find Out

Understanding a patient’s risk for developing cancer may seem as simple as looking at their family history – but for some, that’s not the case. The presence of genetic mutation doesn’t necessarily mean that they will develop cancer, and the absence of one doesn’t mean they won’t. At CARTI’s Cancer Genetics and Risk Management Clinic, our … Continued


Cancer affects one in three individuals, which means that all of us should be aware of family history, lifestyle contributors and, of course, signs and symptoms. But advancements in diagnostic radiology can reveal what other tests can’t – subtle changes that indicate cancer in its earliest stages. And that’s just the beginning. Key Screenings As … Continued

Introducing the CARTI Surgery Center | Earlier, More Convenient Access to Cancer Surgery

Since the summer of 2021, construction teams have been hard at work on the all-new CARTI Surgery Center. As construction nears completion and our teams prepare for its opening, we’re in awe of the way this revolutionary center has come together to further CARTI’s mission to provide Arkansans with the very best in cancer care. … Continued

A Sweet Treat for Valentine’s Day: Chef Coby’s Chocolate Fudge Pie

The ultimate way to make your Valentine feel special? Chocolate. Lots of it. Chef Coby Smith from CARTI’s Hope Bistro brings people together with food every day, and he’s shared his recipe for a delicious chocolate fudge pie in Little Rock Soiree. Southern Pie Crust Yields two crusts. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 … Continued

Winter Weather Update January 31-February 2, 2023

For February 2: To ensure the continued safety of our patients and team members, CARTI will have a delayed start of 10 a.m. at all locations, with the exception of Heber Springs which will be closed. Lab Services will begin at 9:30 a.m. For February 1: To ensure the continued safety of our patients and … Continued

Brent Cameron, M.D., Ph.D., Named SpaceOAR Center of Excellence

CARTI is dedicated to always providing our patients with the latest, most innovative cancer treatment technology, and we’re proud to announce that radiation oncologist Brent Cameron, M.D., Ph.D., has been designated as a “Center for Excellence” for Prostate Cancer and Radiation Therapy by SpaceOAR. SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogel technology is designed to reduce the radiation dose … Continued

Why Ask for CARTI? | The Best Choice for Cancer Care in Arkansas

No one asks for cancer. It can come out of nowhere, be inherited genetically or stem from certain lifestyles, but cancer can happen to anyone. It’s easy to feel stripped of one’s sense of control after a diagnosis, but patients can regain control of some part of their journey by asking for the best care. … Continued

How CyberKnife Technology is Changing Cancer Treatment

Oncology is a constantly changing field, and CARTI is dedicated to staying on top of the latest advancements in cancer technology. One of the latest and most exciting developments in CARTI’s treatment is the addition of the CyberKnife S7 System. This system uses ultra-precise technology that targets cancer so effectively, it can reduce a patient’s … Continued

3D Mammography at The Breast Center at CARTI

Ever wonder how CARTI is able to get such a clear view of a patient’s breast health? Thanks to 3D mammogram technology, The Breast Center at CARTI is able to look at a patient’s breast in layers. A traditional 2D mammogram allows doctors to see the front and back of the breast. This provides a … Continued