Our Mission

is to prevent, detect, treat and ultimately cure cancer while addressing the unique challenges of the cancer burden faced by the population we serve.

Cancer Center Updates


COVID-19 Cancer Resources

Information and resources for cancer patients, physicians, researchers and professionals.

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‘Another bump in the road:’ COVID-19 from the…

Before COVID-19, cancer patients were united by their fight against the disease, no matter the difference in type, location or stage. Today…


Dr. Nancy Mendenhall Receives the 2020 Paulus…

On Thursday, May 14, UF husband-and-wife Radiation Oncology physicians and professors William M. Mendenhall and Nancy P. Mendenhall (shown right…


Get the answers to cancer-related COVID-19…

Stay-at-home restrictions are beginning to lift in several areas across the United States, but immunosuppressed cancer patients are still at high…

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Cancer Research News

UF Health Shands Hospital ranked best in Florida, among nation’s elite in wide range of specialties

UF study: 2 million Americans buy prescription drugs outside the country

UF Health researchers find medication most effective quitting method for cancer survivors who smoke

Quicker reviews, designated funding is speeding COVID-19 research efforts at UF Health

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Clinical Research Offfice

Clinical Trials Support

The mission of the Clinical Research Office is to help deliver new and promising cancer treatments in order to improve the lives of the patients at the UF Health Cancer Center.

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Research Resources

Our clinician-scientists participate in research that has a direct impact on improved patient outcomes, and allows patients access to the very latest cancer-fighting technologies and drugs.

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Patient Care

Treatment Options

One of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center like UF Health is unique patient access to the most advanced medical research, treatments and technologies.

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Cancer Center Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Aug 19

    1. Breast Cancer Support Group

      UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, Room 8011, eighth floor, 1500 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608

      6:00pm to 7:00pm

  2. Aug 24

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  5. Sep 02