A Moment of Zen

Through the efforts of students and faculty from across UF, a patient’s wish to create art was realized.

Going Strong

Read about Sam’s journey — including why his parents eventually decided to enroll him in a phase 3 clinical trial — in our new patient magazine, UFHCC Cares.

Relearning to swallow

Head and neck cancer survivor shares story of recovery

A patient perspective

A Hodgkin lymphoma patient shares his advice for supporting a loved one during cancer.

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Grant will help researchers create a better test for pancreatic cancer

Grant will help researchers create a better test for pancreatic cancer

June 28, 2017

Up to one-third of pancreatic cancer cases go undiagnosed through standard means of testing. A University of Florida Health surgeon hopes a new project and alternative testing method can more...

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in six medical specialties for 2017-18

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in six medical specialties for 2017-18

June 27, 2017

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranks among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals in six medical specialties, according to the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings...

UF researchers identify gene variant to personalize therapy for deadly form of leukemia

UF researchers identify gene variant to personalize therapy for deadly form of leukemia

June 26, 2017

A genetic variation identified by researchers at University of Florida Health may help clinicians target a deadly form of leukemia using a promising drug therapy.

Researcher selected to work in Nigeria as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

Researcher selected to work in Nigeria as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

June 12, 2017

For media inquiries, contact Matt Splett at 352-273-6873 or email msplett@cop.ufl.edu or Sharon Witherell at the Institute of International Education at switherell@iie.org

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Research Landscapes: Olga Guryanova, Ph.D.

Video series highlights Dr. Bungert’s leukemia research.

Meet a Clinical Study Coordinator

We spoke with Christina Cline, R.N., recently to her to learn about what the role entails — including some of its most rewarding and and challenging aspects.

Dr. Betsy Shenkman named Associate Director for Population Sciences

In this role, Dr. Shenkman will be responsible for overseeing the center-wide effort to reduce cancer-related disparities and burden through research in clinical and community settings that addresses prevention, treatment and survivorship.