UF Health Unveils Renovated Infusion Clinic With New Clinical Trials Capabilities

The expanded and renovated adult infusion clinic at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion adds 14 more chairs as well as an adjacent clinical trials laboratory.

UFHCC Cancer Research Showcase 2018

On Nov. 15-16, the UF Health Cancer Center is hosted the 2nd Annual Cancer Research Showcase. We hosted 10 K-awardees from across the nation. This was a unique opportunity to meet some […]

Trading Places

For 24 years, Joanna Hammond, R.N., dedicated much of her life to nursing and serving others. But earlier this year, that shifted. After years of caring for other people, Hammond turned that energy inward to begin the fight of her life — battling stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma.

Reflection on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We look back at some of the events that the Gainesville community took part in to raise awareness and funds to aid in the fight against breast cancer.

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Four UF Health researchers recognized for most-cited works worldwide

Four UF Health researchers recognized for most-cited works worldwide

December 12, 2018

Four UF Health researchers are among the most influential authors in their fields worldwide based on how often their work has been cited by their peers.

Unique iron starvation offers method to attack deadly bacterial biofilms

Unique iron starvation offers method to attack deadly bacterial biofilms

November 13, 2018

Deadly bacterial biofilms that colonize on surfaces and infect the human body have mystified clinicians and scientists for years. Resistant to many conventional antibiotics, these biofilms result in...

UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

October 25, 2018

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions.

UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

October 17, 2018

University of Florida Health brain cancer researchers have discovered a new use of stem cells that could clear a revolutionary pathway to making immunotherapy drugs effective in treating brain cancer.

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Professor Leads Electrolyte Solution Research, Helping Patients with Cancer-Related GI Issues

Dr. Sadasivan Vidyasagar, assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology, serves as the principal inventor with a UF research team that developed enterade®, a combination of proprietary amino acid blends to help patients with GI issues related to cancer or chronic GI disease.

Should We Share Human Cancer Treatments With Tumorous Turtles?

They may be key to saving wild sea turtles from tumors associated with turtle-specific herpes.

Research Landscapes: Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D.

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discusses her research on the structural biology of viruses.