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.

Jan Crosby’s Story | It Takes a Village

October 18, 2019
A cancer diagnosis has a ripple effect that can touch the lives of those close to a patient, and even those who live far away. This sentiment was most recently felt with breast cancer patient Jan Crosby when she rang the bell, signifying that she had finished her final round of chemotherapy treatments. As she… View Article


Keri Hall’s Story | From Staff to Patient

October 10, 2019
As printed in the 2019 Cattle Baron’s Ball program, presented by the American Cancer Society A CARTI staff member faces a fear she had seen thousands of others take on before her. For 18 years, Keri Hall spent her days at CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock as a front office representative at various physicians’… View Article


Alisha Guest’s Story | “I’m Not Going Anywhere!”

As printed in the 2019 Cattle Baron’s Ball program, presented by the American Cancer Society Alisha Guest is the 2019 Cattle Baron’s Ball Distinguished Survivor Award recipient. Alisha and her husband David live in Saline County. 16 months ago, Alisha received a cancer diagnosis after two years of seeking answers to distinct symptoms. We sat… View Article


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

October 7, 2019
As seen on THV11 This October, Susan G. Komen Arkansas is working to better educate men and women about breast cancer prevention ahead of their More Than Pink Walk. Their goal is to bust myths about mammograms and break down barriers that make it hard for women to get them. For Dr. Stacy Smith-Foley, Breast… View Article


Heather Abed’s Story | Breast Cancer Patients Gives Back This October

October 4, 2019
As a lifelong ‘jazzerciser’ and owner of Jazzercise Little Rock Fitness Center, Heather Abed considered herself to be in tip-top shape. So when she went in for her annual mammogram and got a clean bill of health, she thought nothing of it. That was until six months later when she discovered two lumps.  After a… View Article


CARTI Announces Plan to Build CARTI Cancer Center South Arkansas in El Dorado

September 10, 2019
CARTI announced today its plan to build CARTI Cancer Center South Arkansas, a comprehensive cancer treatment facility to be located in El Dorado. The cancer center’s planned services will include medical and radiation oncology, an infusion suite, imaging and an onsite lab. The project is currently in preliminary phases and a site has yet to… View Article


Mary Claire’s Story | 13-Year-Old Presents $1,000 to CARTI in Honor of Mother

August 27, 2019
Diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2018, Michelle Smith Harper became a patient of Dr. Scott Stern,  head and neck surgical oncologist at CARTI. Dr. Stern performed surgery on Michelle, then oversaw her subsequent treatment with alcohol ablation therapy. With this being Michelle’s second thyroid cancer diagnosis, her family was worried by the unknown and looking… View Article


CARTI Builds on Stability Achieved in Fiscal Year 2018

August 19, 2019
CARTI Builds on Stability Achieved in Fiscal Year 2018 Fitch Ratings affirms organization’s bond rating and outlook CARTI announced today that Fitch Ratings, an international bond-rating service, has affirmed the ‘BB+’ rating on the $48.245 million Pulaski County Public Facilities Board health facilities revenue bonds, issued in 2013. Additionally, they affirmed the organization’s outlook as… View Article


Hearing and Healing: Chaplain’s Ear Part of CARTI’s treatment

August 5, 2019
As seen in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Hearing and healing: Chaplain’s ear part of cancer center’s treatment When Angela Williams of Maumelle was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in February, learning that it had been caught early didn’t assuage the fear she felt. “To hear the word ‘cancer,’ it’s a very scary thing,” Williams said. During her first… View Article


Sarah Wilson’s Story | Finding Freedom

July 20, 2019
From Arkansas to California and Mexico to Spain, Sarah Wilson has gone to great lengths and even greater distances seeking treatment throughout her cancer journey. It all started in June of 2015, when, at the age of 36, Sarah discovered  a lump in her breast while taking a shower. She immediately made an appointment with… View Article