Marking one year as an NCI-designated cancer center

In June 2023, the UF Health Cancer Center became the 72nd National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center. Learn more about our achievements as an NCI-designated cancer center.

NCI Designation

A Milestone for North Central Florida

Designation from the National Cancer Institute

In June 2023, the UF Health Cancer Center became the 72nd NCI-designated cancer center and the only NCI-designated cancer center based at a public university in the state of Florida.

Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., speaks during the news conference.

Cancer Center Updates

Cancer Research News

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.

Dr. Tsu speaks with a patient


Research Programs

The research priorities of the Cancer Center cut across and align with our four research programs: Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Cancer Targeting and Therapeutics, Immuno-Oncology and Microbiome, and Mechanisms of Oncogenesis.

Jatinder Lamba looks on as a student works in her 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


Reducing the burden of cancer in North Central Florida

Learn how the UF Health Cancer Center has harnessed the strengths of the entire University of Florida to reach a milestone few others have: designation from the National Cancer Institute.

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