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.

Tina Niederbrach’s Story – Survivor defeats colon cancer

April 18, 2019
As seen on Fox16. Watch the full story HERE. Tina Niederbrach has come a long way since first being diagnosed with colon cancer. “It truly is a battle,” Niederbrach says. “I would tell my husband, ‘I don’t know how people do this alone.” Tina says she had an army of care from the folks at… View Article

 

Chad Launius’ Story – Malvern firefighter survives a five-month battle with squamous cell carcinoma

April 17, 2019
As seen on KATV. Watch the full story HERE.  Chad Launius has been a firefighter for 15 years, currently serving as a captain in Malvern. His livelihood involves risking his life to save others. He never could have imagined the type of fire he’d be dealing with one night in October 2018. “[I] woke up… View Article

 

The Impact of Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors

April 16, 2019
As seen on Fox16. Watch the full story HERE.  Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors provides yoga classes for cancer survivors and caregivers at CARTI.  Yoga instructor Wesley Pilcher of Arkansas Yoga Collective has been leading the classes for almost two years. He says feedback from patients ranges from better health to happiness. “Some of them come straight from… View Article

 

Stan Scott’s Story – Little Rock firefighter discovers colon cancer after wife persuades him to see doctor

April 15, 2019
As seen on Fox16. Watch full interview HERE.  Colon cancer is a disease that does not discriminate based on age, race or gender. Stan Scott knows all about that. He’s in his early 30’s and fighting colon cancer. But like so many men, it took a woman to help him figure out something was not quite… View Article

 

The Purpose of Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors

April 12, 2019
As seen on Fox16. Watch the full story HERE.  Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors has many purposes. They provide free yoga for cancer survivors and caregivers and they cover the cost of housing for some patients when they’re undergoing treatment at local hospitals. They also provide liquid nutritional supplements for any survivor who needs it. They have discovered that… View Article

 

CARTI Expands Executive Team, Appoints John W. Goodman Chief Operating Officer

April 8, 2019
CARTI, the state’s largest not-for-profit multidisciplinary cancer provider, today announced that John Goodman has joined the organization as chief operating officer. Goodman most recently served as the vice president of oncology services for Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, Tennessee, where he led the construction of a new Cancer Center and the expansion of physician and… View Article

 

CARTI Adds Dr. Pooja Motwani to Oncology/Hematology Department

April 1, 2019
CARTI  has added medical oncologist and hematologist Pooja Motwani, M.D. to its staff. Dr. Motwani is now accepting new patients at CARTI Cancer Center, 8901 CARTI Way, Little Rock. Dr. Motwani brings over 12 years’ experience to CARTI and its patients. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology’s Scientific Committee for Lymphoid… View Article

 

CARTI Breaks Ground on CARTI Cancer Center North Little Rock

March 29, 2019
Center enhances treatment, care and accessibility for patients Development is underway for the new CARTI Cancer Center North Little Rock, which will be located at 3400 Springhill Drive, North Little Rock. CARTI North Little Rock will offer comprehensive cancer treatment services in one convenient location, enhancing treatment, care and accessibility for patients. In addition to… View Article

 

Genetics Testing Proves Useful For Cancer Awareness, Prevention

March 18, 2019
In the most basic terms, cancer is a genetic disease. Cancer is caused by changes to genes that control the way cells grow and divide. Some of these cancer-causing genetic changes are inherited from our parents, and others are acquired during a person’s lifetime. Cancer genetics studies hereditary and familial cancer. While only about 10… View Article

 

CARTI Adds Breast Surgeon, Genetic Counselor

February 26, 2019
LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (Feb. 22, 2019) – CARTI Cancer Center has recently added breast surgeon Jerri Fant, MD, FACS, and genetic counselor Marianne Lotito, MS, CGC, to its staff. Dr. Fant, a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer management, brings more than 15 years’ experience to CARTI and its patients. She is a Fellow of… View Article