Younger Patients Do Not Attain a Survival Benefit from Current Rectal Cancer Treatment Recommendations

A CANCER News Alert: A new study reveals that individuals younger than 50 years of age who are diagnosed with rectal cancer do not experience an overall survival benefit from […]

From Prostate Cancer Patient to Survivor and Advocate

Tony Braun was at his urologist’s office one day in 2010 because of a kidney stone when the physician became alarmed.

Prostate cancer screening: An expert explains why new guidelines were needed

Federal prostate cancer screening guidelines swing back toward more responsible testing, writes Dr. Li-Ming Su, chair of the UF Department of Urology. So what does that mean for men?

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

The Florida Pancreas Collaborative will investigate biological processes that may underlie disparities and poor outcomes related to pancreatic cancer and target them with more effective therapeutic strategies tailored to the individual.

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UF pharmacy professor awarded fellowship to develop oncology clinical trials platform in Africa

UF pharmacy professor awarded fellowship to develop oncology clinical trials platform in Africa

June 6, 2018

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been awarded a 2018 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship to...

UF veterinarians perform groundbreaking electrochemotherapy on two Florida sea turtles

UF veterinarians perform groundbreaking electrochemotherapy on two Florida sea turtles

February 26, 2018

In a collaboration made possible through public and private support, University of Florida veterinarians recently performed electrochemotherapy to treat two sea turtles with debilitating tumors in the...

Affiliation with National Cancer Institute makes novel cancer treatments available to patients

Affiliation with National Cancer Institute makes novel cancer treatments available to patients

February 13, 2018

The University of Florida Health Cancer Center has been accepted into an exclusive national clinical trials network that will give UF Health cancer patients access to leading-edge clinical trials.

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Preventing skin cancer is discussed frequently, but during the summer it’s an especially important topic — especially if you've had it before.

Philanthropists Jane and Mike McLain make major gift to pediatric program

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute has named the pediatric recovery room in honor of philanthropists Jane and Mike McLain to acknowledge their support of  the pediatric program. The McLains’ […]

UF alum tackles cancer in the heart of the Gator Nation

"There's no way to describe what happens to you when a doctor tells you that you have cancer. Your whole world changes in an instant. The things you are thinking and planning vanish. You move to the moment."