Many sarcoma patients require high doses of radiation as part of their curative treatment, and sarcoma can be an ideal candidate for proton therapy. This is a special type of radiotherapy used for cancer treatment that can spare normal tissue in the body from receiving radiation, resulting in fewer and…
June 26, 2017, was the worst day of Gary and Carly Allen’s lives. It was the day their child, 2 1/2-year-old Lennox Allen, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.
UF Health’s first fully robotic Whipple procedure provides hope to pancreatic cancer patients.
Two University of Florida neuroscientists have received grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. The goal of the foundation is to support physician-scientists looking for new and better cures for childhood cancer. Loic Deleyrolle, Ph.D.
We live in a time of expanding recognition and social acceptance of the spectrum of human sexuality and gender identities. However, even with all this societal change, why do members of the LGBTQ+ community still face significant health disparities when it comes to cancer treatment?…
The UF College of Medicine’s Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences Advanced Concentration in Cancer Biology, which was established by Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D., in 2015 and is now co-directed with Maria Zajac-Kaye, Ph.D., provides multidisciplinary doctoral training in cancer research ranging from basic to translational.
Jeopardy! Game show host Alex Trebek recently announced that his pancreatic cancer is in partial remission. UF Health radiation oncologist Robert A. Zlotecki, M.D., discusses approaches to treating the disease.
Launched in September, the UF Health Cancer Center University Scholars Program is a competitive two-semester program introducing UF undergraduate students to academic research and providing a broad variety of cancer research experience in basic, clinical or population sciences.
The Department of Radiation Oncology has begun administering SpaceOAR hydrogel in patients undergoing prostate radiotherapy at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion.
Novel UF Health collaborative uses better communication to treat cancer pain