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Dr. Betsy Shenkman named Associate Director for Population Sciences

Published: May 3rd, 2017

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.

Certain type of immune cells found in cancer and sepsis patients

Published: May 3rd, 2017

A study suggests that certain types of immune cells found in cancer — myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs — are also present in certain patients diagnosed with severe sepsis and septic shock.

Alison Ivey named Associate Director of Clinical Trials for the UFHCC Clinical Trials Office

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

The University of Florida Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Alison M. Ivey, R.N., has been appointed associate director of clinical trials for the center’s clinical trials office.

Pink Pumpkin Proceeds

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Gwen Creel and Barb Wills stopped by the UFHCC to present a check from the Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off.

Dr. Dietmar Siemann named Associate Director for Cancer Education and Research Career Enhancement

Published: Apr 17th, 2017

The University of Florida Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D., has been appointed the center’s associate director for cancer education and research career enhancement.

Ante Up Against Cancer!

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

The Ante Up Against Cancer poker tournament, held at Oxford Downs, benefitted the UF Health Cancer Center.

Dr. Rolf Renne named Associate Director for Basic Sciences

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

The UF Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Rolf Renne, Ph.D., has been appointed the center’s associate director for basic sciences.

UF Health Celebrates Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

Attendees walked through a giant inflatable colon, complete with inflatable polyps, to learn more about the various stages of the disease and ways to prevent colon cancer.

Dr. Robert Houlihan named Associate Director for Administration

Published: Feb 21st, 2017

The UF Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Robert Houlihan, D.H.A., has been appointed the center’s associate director for administration.

Janice Krieger Receives $3 M Grant for Research to Help Increase Colorectcal Cancer Screening

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

NIH grant will allow Dr. Krieger and her research team to test the efficacy of using virtual technology to increase colorectal cancer screening among rural and minority patients.