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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The UF Health Cancer Center Celebrates Juneteenth

Today, the University of Florida Health Cancer Center celebrates Juneteenth and reflects on the needs of our community and cancer patients. It is…

Dr. Luisel Ricks-Santi named Associate Director…

The University of Florida Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Luisel J. Ricks-Santi, Ph.D., has been appointed associate director…

UF Health Cancer Center at the ASCO Annual…

Physicians and researchers from the University of Florida are participating in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting held…

Cancer Research News

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

Fighting pediatric cancer focus of V Foundation-UF Health collaboration

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.

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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. Jul 06

  2. Jul 13

  3. Jul 20

    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

  4. Jul 27