Radiation Oncology Advancements to Reduce Treatment Times for Breast Cancer
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Jonathan Pagan, M.D., M.S.
July 1st, 2021 // Health Insights

Radiation Oncology Advancements to Reduce Treatment Times for Breast Cancer

By Dr. Jonathan Pagan, Radiation OncologistAs printed in the July/August issue of the Healthcare Journal of Arkansas. ...

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Cancer in the Wake of COVID
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Jessica McElreath, M.D. Scott J. Stern, M.D. Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D. Jonathan Pagan, M.D., M.S. Matthew E. Hardee, M.D., Ph. D.
June 1st, 2021 // Health Insights

Cancer in the Wake of COVID

As seen in the May/June issue of the Healthcare Journal of Arkansas. As we move into year two of the coronavirus ...

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How COVID Vaccines Affect Women Receiving Screening Mammograms
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Jessica McElreath, M.D. Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D.
May 7th, 2021 // Health Insights

How COVID Vaccines Affect Women Receiving Screening Mammograms

As seen in Inviting Arkansas. Authored by Dr. Stacy Smith-Foley and Dr. Jessica McElreath of The Breast Center at ...

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Common COVID vaccine side effect impacting mammogram results
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Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D.
May 7th, 2021 // Health Insights

Common COVID vaccine side effect impacting mammogram results

As seen on KTHV. A serious symptom of breast cancer may just be a harmless side effect of the COVID vaccine, and The ...

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Cancer & COVID Q&A with Traci Niece, Director of Infection Control, CARTI
May 1st, 2021 // Health Insights

Cancer & COVID Q&A with Traci Niece, Director of Infection Control, CARTI

As seen in the May/June issue of the Healthcare Journal of Arkansas.  Cancer.  The word is scary. Especially when ...

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CARTI To Serve As First Center In Us To Treat Patients Through Embrace Hydrogel Embolic System Global Randomized Multi-Center Clinical Trial
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March 30th, 2021 // CARTI News

CARTI To Serve As First Center In Us To Treat Patients Through Embrace Hydrogel Embolic System Global Randomized Multi-Center Clinical Trial

Pivotal study to evaluate the use of novel liquid embolic verses standard of care in treating malignant and benign ...

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Radiation and Chemotherapy: What Are The Differences?
January 12th, 2021 // Health Insights

Radiation and Chemotherapy: What Are The Differences?

When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, they are often presented with three main treatment options – chemotherapy ...

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Am I Genetically Predisposed to Cancer?
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January 5th, 2021 // Health Insights

Am I Genetically Predisposed to Cancer?

By Quinn Hurshman, MS, LCGC and Marianne Lotito, MS, LCGC Since the structure of DNA was discovered in the 1950s, many ...

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How To Prepare For Infusion Cancer Treatment
December 21st, 2020 // Health Insights

How To Prepare For Infusion Cancer Treatment

If your CARTI physician has chosen chemotherapy treatments as part of your overall care plan, there are likely many ...

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What Are The Radiation Therapy Side Effects?
November 17th, 2020 // Health Insights

What Are The Radiation Therapy Side Effects?

As one of the three most common treatments for cancer, radiation therapy is chosen as a course of treatment for ...

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‘What Does A Medical Physicist Do?’ With CARTI’s Scott Yakoubian
November 6th, 2020 // Health Insights

‘What Does A Medical Physicist Do?’ With CARTI’s Scott Yakoubian

Authored by Scott Yakoubian, Director of Medical Physics & Dosimetry, RSO What does a medical physicist do? When ...

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The Use of 3D Printing in Radiation Therapy
November 1st, 2020

The Use of 3D Printing in Radiation Therapy

As seen in the November/December issue of Healthcare Journal of Arkansas. By Christopher H. Pope, M.D., ...

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Therapeutic Treatments For Metastatic Breast Cancer with Dr. Wilder
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Diane Wilder, M.D.
October 13th, 2020 // Health Insights

Therapeutic Treatments For Metastatic Breast Cancer with Dr. Wilder

By Dr. Diane Wilder, M.D. Metastatic breast cancer is stage IV cancer that begins in the breast and then spreads to ...

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The Role of Diagnostic Radiology in Cancer Care
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Peter Lindley, M.D.
September 30th, 2020 // Health Insights

The Role of Diagnostic Radiology in Cancer Care

By Dr. Peter Lindley, M.D., Diagnostic Radiologist From the initial diagnosis that serves as the patient’s entry ...

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How CARTI’s team approach is changing cancer care
September 30th, 2020 // Health Insights

How CARTI’s team approach is changing cancer care

CARTI’s mission is to take the most renowned cancer care available and make it accessible for cancer care patients in ...

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What Is A Previvor? How CARTI Cares For Genetically Predisposed Patients
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September 29th, 2020 // Health Insights

What Is A Previvor? How CARTI Cares For Genetically Predisposed Patients

Survivors. That’s what we call people who have been diagnosed with cancer – and they certainly earn that title. ...

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Blood Cancer Types: Know the Symptoms and Warning Signs
September 29th, 2020 // Health Insights

Blood Cancer Types: Know the Symptoms and Warning Signs

In addition to having their own unique risk factors, the three main blood cancer types also have their own specific ...

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Prioritizing Men’s Health | Prostate Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms
September 28th, 2020 // Health Insights

Prioritizing Men’s Health | Prostate Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms

As seen in Inviting Arkansas’ September issue. With 191,930 new diagnoses each year and an estimated 33,3330 ...

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The Benefits of Providing Interventional Oncology in an Outpatient Setting
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Edgar D. St. Amour, M.D. David Hays, M.D.
September 16th, 2020 // Health Insights

The Benefits of Providing Interventional Oncology in an Outpatient Setting

As seen in the September/October issue of Healthcare Journal of Arkansas. By David Hays, M.D., Interventional ...

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The Gynecological Cancer Symptoms All Women Should Know About
September 15th, 2020 // Health Insights

The Gynecological Cancer Symptoms All Women Should Know About

In honor of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing the unique symptoms and risk factors for the five types ...

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Risk Factors of Blood Cancer
September 11th, 2020

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Risk Factors of Blood Cancer

As the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, new blood cancer cases will account for 10.2% of all ...

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The Types of Ovarian Cancer and Their Most Common Symptoms
September 9th, 2020 // Health Insights

The Types of Ovarian Cancer and Their Most Common Symptoms

With 21,750 new diagnoses each year and an estimated 13,940 deaths expected in 2020, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in ...

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Dosimestrists: The Medical Professionals Who Help Patients With Their Plan of Attack
August 19th, 2020 // Health Insights

Dosimestrists: The Medical Professionals Who Help Patients With Their Plan of Attack

Though most of their work is done behind the scenes, the dosimetrists at CARTI serve a critical role in creating the ...

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Innovations in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
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John R. Sims, M.D.
July 20th, 2020 // Health Insights

Innovations in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

As seen in the July/August issue of Healthcare Journal of ArkansasBy John Sims, M.D.Head and Neck Oncologic and ...

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In the Kitchen with Coby | Honey Nut Granola
July 13th, 2020 // Health Insights

In the Kitchen with Coby | Honey Nut Granola

Ingredients 4 Cups rolled oats 1 Cup sliced almonds 1 Cup chopped pecans 1 Cup raw unsalted sunflower seeds 1 Cup ...

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In the Kitchen with Coby | Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Fresh Basil and Feta Cheese
June 17th, 2020 // Health Insights

In the Kitchen with Coby | Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Fresh Basil and Feta Cheese

Ingredients For the Chicken 4 – 6 Ounce Chicken Breast 1 Can Roasted Red Bell Peppers 6-8 Fresh Basil Leaves 1 Cup ...

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Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Cancer Patients
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Rhonda Gentry, M.D.
May 28th, 2020 // Health Insights

Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Cancer Patients

As seen in the May/June issue of Healthcare Journal of ArkansasBy Rhonda Gentry, M.D. Medical Director of Medical ...

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In the Kitchen with Coby | Vegan Black Bean Burger
May 12th, 2020 // Health Insights

In the Kitchen with Coby | Vegan Black Bean Burger

We’re back in the kitchen with Chef Coby Smith, this time making vegan black bean burgers. Watch to see how Chef Coby ...

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In the Kitchen with Coby | Dill Salmon and Asparagus
April 30th, 2020 // Health Insights

In the Kitchen with Coby | Dill Salmon and Asparagus

We’re back in the kitchen with Chef Coby Smith, this time making salmon with asparagus and a lemon butter sauce. ...

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In The Kitchen With Coby | Tuna Cakes
April 22nd, 2020 // Health Insights

In The Kitchen With Coby | Tuna Cakes

Chef Coby Smith of The Hope Bistro at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock makes tuna cakes with a garlic ...

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How to Discuss Your Diagnosis
March 20th, 2020

How to Discuss Your Diagnosis

From the initial diagnosis to how you’re feeling throughout your treatments, talking about your cancer journey ...

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Coronavirus: What Cancer Patients Need to Know
March 16th, 2020 // Health Insights

Coronavirus: What Cancer Patients Need to Know

In light of the global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, and the increasing number of confirmed cases in Arkansas, many ...

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The Future of Oncology: Community-Based Cancer Care
March 1st, 2020 // Health Insights

The Future of Oncology: Community-Based Cancer Care

The Future of Oncology: Community-Based Cancer CareBy Adam Head, President and CEO, CARTI The latest Annual Report to ...

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Wellness Procedures | Your First Mammogram
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Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D.
February 18th, 2020 // Health Insights

A First-Timer’s Guide to Wellness Procedures | Your First Mammogram

As seen in Little Rock Soiree magazine. “After answering a few questions, you will undress from the waist up and ...

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Busting common myths about mammograms and breaking barriers to help people get them
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Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D.
October 7th, 2019 // Health Insights

Busting common myths about mammograms and breaking barriers to help people get them

As seen on THV11 This October, Susan G. Komen Arkansas is working to better educate men and women about breast cancer ...

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Screening and Early Detection Saves Lives
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Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D.
May 29th, 2019 // Health Insights

Screening and Early Detection Saves Lives

by Stacy Smith-Foley, MD Mammograms can show changes in breast tissue up to two years before a doctor can detect it ...

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Dashboard Dining | Healthy On the Go Meals for Summer Travel
April 26th, 2019 // CARTI News

Dashboard Dining | Healthy On the Go Meals for Summer Travel

As seen on Fox16 Good Day. Click HERE to watch the complete interview.  With summer travel just around ...

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The Purpose of Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors
April 12th, 2019 // CARTI News

The Purpose of Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors

As seen on Fox16. Watch the full story HERE.  Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors has many purposes. They provide ...

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Spectral Detector CT: A Study Among Patients With Renal Insufficiency
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Donald B. Norwood, M.D.
February 5th, 2018 // Health Insights

Spectral Detector CT: A Study Among Patients With Renal Insufficiency

Spectral Detector CT: A Study Among Patients With Renal Insufficiency Featured in Radiology Today Magazine By Don ...

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What to Know About Lung Cancer, Early Detection and Reducing the Risks
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David Hays, M.D.
February 15th, 2017 // Health Insights

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

With lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, the disease makes up about 25% of all ...

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What to Know About Lung Cancer, Early Detection and Reducing the Risks
December 14th, 2016 // Health Insights

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

With lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, the disease makes up about 25% of all ...

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Cancer Survivorship Begins at Moment of Diagnosis, Not End of Treatment
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June 19th, 2014 // Health Insights

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

When does a cancer patient become a cancer survivor? “As far as we are concerned, every cancer patient is considered ...

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Esophageal Cancer Risk 3-to-4 Times Greater for Men Than Women
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Omer Khalil, M.D.
April 23rd, 2014 // Health Insights

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

Men are at 3-to-4 times greater risk of being diagnosed with esophageal cancer than women, according to Omer Khalil, ...

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National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month
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Scott J. Stern, M.D.
April 14th, 2014 // Health Insights

National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April Observed as National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month. With more than 100,000 new cases diagnosed annually in ...

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Significant Drop in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Credited to Early Detection, Screenings
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Rhonda Gentry, M.D.
March 25th, 2014 // Health Insights

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 ...

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Statistics Show Men Twice as Likely to Develop Kidney Cancer Than Women
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Thomas B. Sneed, M.D.
March 25th, 2014 // Health Insights

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., ...

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