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UF Health Cancer Center Research Poster Day

Congratulations to this year’s UFHCC Research Poster Day winners! This year’s event, held on March 11, at the UF Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, included 110 submissions for the Trainees and Junior Faculty categories. Award winners received $1,000 each.

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Cancer Center eligible for proposed funding seeking NCI designation

Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his $80 million plan to create new National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers. The funding could help the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health in the expansion of care and treatment options for the 2 million-plus people served.


State’s top cancer programs unite

Orlando Health and University of Florida Health have joined forces to establish one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive cancer programs as number of cancer cases in Florida is rising.

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Pink Pumpkin Pedal-off gift spurs breast cancer research at UF Health

The Collaboration of Scientists for Critical Research in Biomedicine, a Gainesville-based nonprofit group, presented a gift to the University of Florida Health Cancer Center’s treatment-resistant breast cancer research fund.

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UF researchers develop ‘nanotrain’ for targeted cancer drug transport

Described in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the DNA nanotrain is a three-dimensional structure composed of short strands of DNA tethered together into one long train.

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UF Researchers Study Ethnic Differences in Prostate Cancer Experiences

A three-year study conducted by University of Florida researchers, a first of its kind, will explore differences in morbidity, quality of life and survival among groups of culturally diverse black men with prostate cancer.

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Welcome to the UF Health Cancer Center

We are the UF Health Cancer Center — more than 250 researchers and clinicians at UF and Shands HealthCare who provide cancer care and conduct research for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Our mission is and will always be dedicated to:

  • Providing state-of-the-art cancer treatment, prevention, control and education
  • Conducting original scientific research aimed at discovery
  • Fostering collaboration to turn research findings into new therapies
  • And, ultimately, offering hope in the face of a daunting diagnosis

Become a part of the UF Health Cancer Center effort to generate tomorrow’s answers for today’s patients. Call (352) 273-8010 or email today.