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.

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

February 18, 2020
As seen in Little Rock Soiree magazine. Your First Mammogram “After answering a few questions, you will undress from the waist up and change into a robe. A trained technologist will gently position your breasts between two plastic plates. Mild compression is applied while taking the images, and patients are only compressed to their tolerance…. View Article

 

CARTI Foundation to Host First-Ever Tour de Spin, Indoor Cycling Event

February 17, 2020
The CARTI Foundation is thrilled to announce its first-ever Tour de Spin, an indoor cycling event that will raise funds to support cancer patients across Arkansas. The four hour spin session will take place simultaneously at three of central Arkansas’ best spin studios – The Little Rock Athletic Club, Little Rock Racquet Club and the… View Article

 

Sara Clevenger and Christy Wygal’s Story | Mother-Daughter Duo Undergo Treatment Together

February 14, 2020
While many cancer patients are blessed with a support system that rallies around them throughout their cancer journey, it’s inevitable that not every feeling – both positive and negative – will be fully understood purely because their friends and family may not have experienced a cancer diagnosis themselves. That’s not the case for Sara Clevenger… View Article

 

CARTI Receives $5,000 Check towards Heat the Seats Campaign from Arvest Foundation

February 13, 2020
The CARTI Foundation accepted a $5,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation. The donation benefits the Benton Heat the Seats Campaign, which will fund the purchase of 10 heated infusion chairs that will elevate CARTI’s cancer treatment services in Saline County.  “We are incredibly grateful to our friends at the Arvest Foundation for this generous gift,”… View Article

 

The Breast Center at CARTI Receives $7,500 Grant from Association for Medical Imaging Management and Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.

February 12, 2020
The Breast Center at CARTI Receives $7,500 Grant from Association for Medical Imaging Management and Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. Grant to fund 2,500 MammoPad breast cushions to improve patient comfort  The Breast Center at CARTI is pleased to announce it has received a $7,500 grant from The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) and… View Article

 

Dr. Jeanine Andersson’s Story | Hope of All Hopes

February 7, 2020
In January 2017, Dr. Jeanine Andersson, a Little Rock-based hand surgeon, went in for a small gynecological procedure. As a physician herself, Jeanine admits that she almost skipped her post-op appointment saying, “I was doing fine and I didn’t want to waste the doctor’s time.” But she said the voice in the back of her… View Article

 

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