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Dr.Patrick Travis
(479) 587-1700
1202 Southeast Eagle Way
Bentonville, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Arnold Bouchard Smith, MD
(409) 772-2531
1200 SE Eagles Way
Bentonville, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1998

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F Panettiere, MD
(479) 631-1769
1002 S 19th St
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1960

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David Becton
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Hanna Saba, MD
(870) 364-4111
PO Box 400
Crossett, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Malcolm Hayward
(479) 936-9900
1202 Southeast Eagle Way
Bentonville, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Frank J Panettier, MR
(409) 631-1769
1002 S 19th St
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Frank Panettiere
(405) 271-8299
1002 South 19th St
Rogers, AR
 
Kimo Cornwell Stine, MD
(501) 364-1494
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert Thomas Muldoon, MD
(501) 624-7700
1 Mercy Ln Ste 303
Hot Springs, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1997

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Living With Cancer

Cancer is more than just a bunch of cells that have run riot. Behind the test findings
in every case is a person who has to deal with the illness and its impact on all the other
facets of one’s existence, including work and relationships. Meet three people who have
adapted their lives to cancer’s everyday reality—and learned about
themselves in the process.

By Claire Sykes

May 2008

From diagnosis to treatment and beyond, cancer is a challenging road. Formerly a near-certain death sentence, the disease is often now more of a detour. The five-year relative survival rate for all cancers diagnosed between 1996 and 2003 is 66%, up from 50% in the period between 1975 and 1977, according to the American Cancer Society. (The rate compares survival among cancer patients to that of people of the same age, race and sex not diagnosed with cancer.) The improvement in survival reflects progress in diagnosing certain types of cancer at an earlier stage and advances in treatment. Factors such as behavior are difficult to gauge in survival, though the selflessness and determination of the following three survivors, and the emotional support they received, appears to have played a role in their endurance. Here are their stories.

Cynthia’s Story: A Complicated Pregnancy

Two and a half years ago, a pregnant Cynthia Lufkin, 45, was examining her breasts. “I felt unusual changes, not like my first pregnancy,” the Washington, Connecticut, philanthropist recalls. Mammograms were not an option because a baby was due, and three doctor visits in five months uncovered nothing. Then, 32.5 weeks along in her pregnancy, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Lufkin had to give birth as quickly as possible via C-section so treatment wouldn’t harm the baby. One doctor urged chemotherapy, another a bilateral mastectomy. Lufkin chose the latter. Meanwhile, because she was born prematurely, little Aster Lee was suffering complications of her own and was put on oxygen, with a 50-50 chance of making it through the night. “For those 12 days before my surgery, it was unbearable, not knowing if my baby or I was going to die,” Lufkin says.

When Lufkin awoke from anesthesia, her newborn was breathing on her own. But two weeks after her surgery, Lufkin started chemotherapy followed by radiation. “There was no question about either,” she says.

To stay as healthy as possible, Lufkin watched her diet and kept herself moving. With her the whole way was Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT, personal trainer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who says, “Chemotherapy causes fatigue and weight gain, and radiation can cause more scar tissue, making full range of motion difficult. Cynthia’s exercises were stretches and arm movements coordinated with her breathing, to decrease stress and return mobility, relieve soreness and stiffness, and improve posture and circulation.”

Before chemo could take her hair, Lufkin had it removed. “That was tough,” she says. “To ev...

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