Lymphoma Research Foundation to Hold Organizational Meeting at UAMS

By todd

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host an organizational meeting of the Arkansas Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation from 6:30-9 p.m. March 27.

The meeting will be held in the Betsy Blass Board Room on the 10th floor of the UAMS Arkansas Cancer Research Center. Parking is available in the Outpatient Center parking deck at the corner of Cedar Street and West Capitol Avenue. For information call (646) 465-9106 or e-mail 

Lymphoma refers to cancers that form in the body’s lymphatic tissues, including the lymph nodes. Members of the Lymphoma Research Foundation help newly diagnosed patients and their loved ones get the information and support they need, raise funds for lymphoma research, and establish advocacy groups to urge local and national lawmakers to allocate federal funds toward lymphoma research and treatment

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit