UAMS Cancer Awareness Expo Aug. 23 in Forrest City

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Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant will preside at the opening of the health fair, to be at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Salem Community Center, 105 Haven St.

The Cancer Control Outreach Center, part of the Arkansas Cancer Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is sponsoring the fair, along with the St. Francis County Cancer Council, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation, the City of Forrest City, Lee County Cooperative Extension Clinic, Breast Care of St. Francis County, Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City, Arkansas Department of Health Hometown Health Initiative, and the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation.

Participants will receive a Cancer Awareness Expo Passport and be able to sign a Cancer Wellness Pledge.