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Cancer in the Time of Coronavirus: The COVID-19 Vaccine

On Jan. 8, the Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council (CCRAB), North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC), and UF Health Cancer Center hosted Cancer in the Time of Coronavirus: The COVID-19 Vaccine webinar on Zoom. In this webinar, speakers Christopher Cogle, M.D., and…

Virtual Research Symposium Recap

The UF Health Cancer Center’s first ever Virtual Research Symposium was a huge success. Watch a recording of the keynote address, see trainee award winners and more below.

Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham elected to ASCO Nominating Committee

Merry Jennifer Markham, M.D., FACP, FASCO, associate director for medical affairs at the UF Health Cancer Center and professor in the UF Division of Hematology and Oncology, has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Nominating Committee. Dr. Markham’s election marks the first…

UF Health researchers target brain tumors in dogs and children

UF Health Cancer Center and UF Health Vet Med researchers partner to help pet dogs and children with brain tumors. Rowan J. Milner, BVSs, PhD and oncologist with the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and Elias Sayour, MD, PhD an assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics with the Preston A. Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at UF partner together to take research that works for pets and translate it into cancer treatments for children.

UF Health Cancer Center at ASH 2020

The UF Health Cancer Center is going to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting that will be held virtually on Dec. 5-8, 2020.

A surprising ally in the fight against cancer: “mommy bloggers”

It can be hard to find trustworthy online sources, especially when it comes to health information. A UF Health Cancer Center researcher has found a way to relay scientifically based breast cancer information to mothers through sources that women reportedly trust and relate to — “mommy bloggers.”

UF Health Cancer Center members at the forefront of surgical oncology

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s division of surgical oncology, led by UF Health Cancer Center member Steven Hughes, M.D., provides a multidisciplinary approach to treating several cancers, such as pancreatic, stomach, colon, liver, skin and breast cancers.