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UF patient first to receive combination chemotherapy to treat rare jaw tumor

A University of Florida Health patient has become the first person to receive a combination of oral therapies targeted to a specific gene mutation that has dramatically reduced a rare […]

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Survival rates for UF Health blood and marrow transplant patients are among the best nationwide

Outcomes for patient survival following stem cell transplant at the UF Health Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program are ranked among the top 2.5 percent nationwide.

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Diversifying Florida’s biomedical workforce

Minority students and investigators have support from the Florida Minority Cancer Research and Training Center, the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute minority institution/cancer center partnership focused on cancer research and training for African-Americans.

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Treatment-resistant breast cancer research gets lift from local charity

When you think of breast cancer research, pink pumpkins probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. But, for the local charity hosting the Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off charity bicycle ride, raising money for breast cancer research is very serious business.

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Liminal Bell installation rings in new beginnings

The word “liminal” is derived from the Latin “limen,” meaning “threshold.” At the completion of each patient’s cancer therapy, patients ring the bell to symbolize transcendence into a life after cancer care.

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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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Welcome to the UF Health Cancer Center


We are the UF Health Cancer Center — more than 250 researchers and clinicians at UF Health, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, 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 cancer-center@ufl.edu today.

Events Calendar

Mar18

Breast Cancer Support Group

From 6:00pm until 7:00pm

Mar20

Topics in Cancer

From 9:00am until 10:00am

Apr3

Topics in Cancer

From 9:00am until 10:00am