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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New Breast Cancer Working Group seeks to leverage…

The mission of the UF Health Cancer Center’s new Breast Cancer Working Group is to create a unique group for collaborations between the University of…

Breast Cancer

UF pediatric oncologist awarded V Foundation…

University of Florida Health pediatric oncologist John A. Ligon, M.D., has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research to…

Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers…

The UF Health Cancer Center hosted its third annual conference for middle and high school science teachers over two days in July, drawing 60 teachers…


Cancer Research News

UF Health unveils imaging machine, one of 42 in world, to tackle difficult cancers

UF study: Physical activity, diet improve after bariatric surgery, but do not meet recommended levels

UF Scripps researcher’s drug-discovery method shows promise against aggressive breast cancer

UF researchers evaluate how to improve dignity for seriously ill patients

Around the Center

Clinical Research Offfice

Clinical Research Office

The mission of the UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Research Office, or CRO, is to help deliver new and promising cancer treatments that improve the lives of our patients at the UF Health Cancer Center.

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Research Programs

The research priorities of the Cancer Center cut across and align with our three research programs: Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Cancer Therapeutics and Host Response and Mechanisms of Oncogenesis.

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 17

    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

  3. Aug 31

  4. Sep 07