CARTI CANCER CENTER IN EL DORADO SECURES FUNDING FOR COMPLETION

We are thrilled to have secured funding through the American Rescue Plan Act to complete Phase II of CARTI El Dorado, our comprehensive cancer center serving South Arkansas.  Dr. Jim Sheppard, a long-time family practice physician in the local community, said, “Three years ago, CARTI began a Phase I project of the CARTI Cancer Center … Continued

MOUNT ST. MARY’S ‘KNITTED KNOCKERS’ PROJECT HELPS BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AND CARTI

A recent project completed by the Krafty Belles – a crafting club at Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock – is bringing comfort and hope to breast cancer patients who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy as part of their treatment. Read more about how these creative, compassionate high school students, led by club coordinator Tara … Continued

Four Words You Never Want to Hear: “I’m Sorry, It’s Cancer”

Agalia Baker of Russellville was an advanced practice nurse working in women’s health when she was surprised by her own breast cancer diagnosis. The emotional journey that followed was often witnessed by Sam Makhoul, M.D. – medical oncologist and CARTI Medical Director – who encouraged Agalia to share her experience. Which she did. Agalia wrote … Continued

Arkansas Marks First Sensation-Restoring Procedure for Breast Cancer Surgeries

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 11, 2024) – Today, Arkansas marked the first use of Resensation®, an innovative breast cancer surgical procedure, designed to restore sensation after mastectomy. Together, Eric Wright, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgeon and Yara Robertson, M.D., CARTI’s medical director of surgery and breast surgical oncologist performed this procedure. “Losing one or both … Continued

Alison Ruff honored with DAISY Award

After a life-altering cancer diagnosis, the kindness and care of a special nurse made all the difference for one CARTI patient. Alison Ruff went above and beyond to make this patient feel comfortable, reassured and cared for – and Alison’s compassion and hard work has now earned her a DAISY Award. The DAISY Award is part … Continued

James Law Honored with DAISY Award

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that nurses are heroes on the cancer journey. Whether they’re walking patients through their first infusion treatment, educating caregivers on how to make their patients more comfortable or providing a listening ear, they do so much to provide exceptional care – and CARTI is fortunate to have a team … Continued

CARTI EXPANDS UROLOGY TO CONWAY, ARKANSAS

Urology can be complex, but CARTI aims to make the journey easier by offering accessible, trusted, expert care. It’s why our team is so proud to now offer urology at CARTI Cancer Center in Conway from Christie Dumboski, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC. Every Friday, Christie will see patients facing urological issues on-site in Conway. This includes conditions like stones … Continued

Lisa Longinotti Honored with DAISY Award

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that nurses are heroes on the cancer journey. Whether they’re walking patients through their first infusion treatment, educating caregivers on how to make their patients more comfortable or providing a listening ear, they do so much to provide exceptional care – and CARTI is fortunate to have a team … Continued

CARTI Completes Arkansas’ First POSLUMA PET Scan for Prostate Cancer

CARTI today completed Arkansas’ first POSLUMA® PET scan. The prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted injection provides clear, precise views of patients’ prostate cancer for more informed care and treatment decisions. “Delivering the first POSLUMA injection in Arkansas is a testament to CARTI’s long-standing commitment to offering patients the world’s most advanced forms of cancer care,” said … Continued

CARTI JOINS CARIS PRECISION ONCOLOGY ALLIANCE

Research helps move cancer treatment forward – toward more effective technology, better patient experiences and better outcomes. That’s why CARTI is proud to announce our participation in the Caris Precision Oncology AllianceTM (POA). Caris Life Sciences® is the leading molecular science and technology company. Their collaboration with CARTI is driven by a desire to revolutionize cancer care – by … Continued