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Celebrating female trailblazers

Elizabeth Shenkman, Ph.D., and Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, M.D., of the Cancer Center were featured as role models for Women in Medicine Month.

Town hall: Annual check-ups vital to prevent cervical cancer

Tarcha Rentz, Ph.D., M.Ed. Steering Committee Member, UF Health Cancer Center Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Founder, Wishful Thinking, Owner, Lingerie Essentials It is vitally important for women to get annual medical check-ups to help detect abnormal changes to their cervix to prevent cervix cancer. That…

First ladies discuss cervical cancer

First ladies of churches in Gainesville and surrounding areas gathered to discuss the well-being of the health of women in their congregations. The discussion was hosted by the University of Florida Health Cancer Center and  Community Outreach and Engagement (COE) Steering Committee. Billed as the Leading Ladies Brunch, the event…

How Social Determinants of Health Affect Cardio-Oncology Survivorship

Cardio-oncology care is complex, and social determinants of health may create life-threatening disparities for many patients. ONS member Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Nursing in Gainesville and member of the Greater Tampa ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical…

Cervical cancer discussed

It is vitally important for women to get annual medical check-ups to help detect abnormal changes to their cervix to prevent cervix cancer. That was the consensus agreed upon by panelists participating in the “Teal the Town: Cervical Cancer Awareness” virtual town hall discussion hosted by the University of Florida…

Teal the Town: Cervical Cancer Awareness Webinar

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Screening through routine pap smears and HPV tests help to detect abnormal changes to the cervix before they develop into cancer.The University of Florida Health Cancer Center and the Community Outreach and Engagement (COE) Steering Committee invite you to join a virtual Cervical Cancer…