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.

Bray Gourmet Selected as On-Site Restaurant for New CARTI Cancer Center

September 10, 2014
Bray Gourmet, the Little Rock-based delicatessen and catering company, will be the on-site restaurant at the new CARTI Cancer Center, according to a recent announcement by officials with the statewide network of cancer care providers. “We could not be more pleased to have Bray Gourmet partner with us to help create what we hope will… View Article


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

June 19, 2014
When does a cancer patient become a cancer survivor? “As far as we are concerned, every cancer patient is considered a cancer survivor from the very first moment of their initial diagnosis,” says Lawrence Mendelsohn, M.D., a medical oncologist/hematologist and medical director at CARTI in Little Rock. CARTI is one of thousands of cancer care… View Article


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

April 23, 2014
Men are at 3-to-4 times greater risk of being diagnosed with esophageal cancer than women, according to Omer Khalil, M.D., a hematologist/oncologist with CARTI in Little Rock. “There is good news and bad news when it comes to esophageal cancer, “ says Dr. Khalil. With statistics from the American Cancer Society projecting more than 18,000… View Article


National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April 14, 2014
April Observed as National Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Month With more than 100,000 new cases diagnosed annually in the United States, head and neck cancer is reportedly the sixth most common form of cancer in the world according to information from the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (formerly the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer… View Article


Significant Drop in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Credited to Early Detection, Screenings

March 25, 2014
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 to a new report released this month by the American Cancer Society. “The news is certainly encouraging, and the timing could not be better,” says… View Article


Statistics Show Men Twice as Likely to Develop Kidney Cancer Than Women

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., a hematologist/oncologist with CARTI, the state’s largest private practice, not-for-profit cancer care provider. “Numbers from the American Cancer Society do show men at… View Article


CARTI Foundation Launches $10 million Capital Campaign

March 19, 2014
‘Building Hope, Fighting Cancer’ Multi-Million Capital Campaign Laying Foundation for Proposed World-Class CARTI Cancer Center An on-going capital campaign launched last year in support of establishing a proposed world class cancer center in Little Rock has already raised more than three-quarters of its multi-million dollar goal, according to officials with the CARTI Foundation. “To date,… View Article


CARTI Breaks Ground On CARTI Cancer Center

December 10, 2013
CARTI recently broke ground on the CARTI Cancer Center, a multi-specialty, patient-focused cancer treatment center that is scheduled to open Fall 2015. The 170,000 square foot building will sit on 37.12 acres located on Riley Drive just south of Interstate 630 and Barrow Road. The CARTI Cancer Center will offer medical, surgical and radiation oncology… View Article


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October 10, 2013
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CARTI Board Studying Potential Location

September 21, 2012
CARTI has signed an option to study property located on Riley Road in Little Rock for the new CARTI Cancer Center and is now entering in to an extensive period of discovery. If the CARTI Board of Directors is pleased with the outcome of the property study, the deal is expected to close in mid-December…. View Article