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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UF Health patient grateful for treatment that…

Vern Gransden entered his treatment room at 7:40 a.m., bleary-eyed and crabby. He shared a look with his doctors.


When microRNAs Clash With Their Targets

Mingyi Xie’s, Ph.D., lab in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, College of Medicine at the University of Florida studies RNA…


A life-saving attitude

In 1987, a doctor informed second-grade teacher Laurie Waldo that she had bone cancer. In 2006, she was told she had a malignant tumor in her right…


Cancer Research News

Discovery of dual-degrading compound could pave way for more effective cancer drugs

Genetic mutation could play role in improving leukemia treatment, UF Health researchers find

Thyroid cancer overdiagnosis might be addressed through better patient-doctor conversations

Seeds of Hope: UF Health now using precision radiation procedure for eye cancer

Around the Center

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.

Dr. Tsu speaks with a patient


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.

Beakers in a lab

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.

A therapy dog visits a cancer patient in the hospital

Cancer Center Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Jan 14

  2. Jan 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

  3. Jan 21

  4. Jan 26

  5. Jan 28