Community Speakers Program
Part of the mission of the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center is to advance the understanding of cancer; and towards that end, the center seeks to move beyond the walls of our buildings and into the communities we serve.
Looking for an interesting speaker? Complete and submit the Speaker Request Form.
Our speakers are physicians, nurses, researchers, dietitians, cancer survivors and other clinical experts who offer informative and timely presentations for corporations, civic organizations, schools, churches and businesses within a 50 mile radius of Gainesville. Through the Speakers Program, the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center faculty and staff volunteer their time to share their interests and expertise with organizations and community groups.
In general, speakers require an audience of 20 or more and are free of charge. To find out about upcoming presentations, please view our Community and Patient Calendar
Schedule a speaker on cancer-related topics, including:
- Blood Cancer and Leukemia
- Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer
- Brain and Neurological Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Cancer Survivor Program
- Children’s Cancer
- Endocrine Cancer
- Eye Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Genetic Counseling for Cancer
- Genitourinary and Prostate Cancer
- Gynecological Cancer
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Oral Cancer
- Research Advances
- Skin Cancers and Melanoma
- Treatment Advances
To request a Speaker, please fill out the Speaker Request Form. A representative will contact you to discuss the details.
Please do not contact the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center speakers directly. The Community Speakers Program will coordinate the placement of speakers with groups. By requesting a speaker, groups assume responsibility for publicizing their event.
Thank you for your interest in our cancer experts.