These days, electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are everywhere — even in the hands of young adults.
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.”
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.
UF Health Cancer Center researchers have developed a groundbreaking resource for basic science and clinical researchers to advance cancer-related microbiome research: the first cancer-specific microbiome biorepository in the country.
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D., has been appointed as associate director for population sciences, starting Nov. 1, 2020. Dr. Braithwaite will also serve as professor in the department of epidemiology and the department of aging…
There’s a new weapon in the war against cancer: social media. Cancer researchers, physicians, patients, caregivers and survivors have turned to social media as a resource for research, networking, patient care and support. University of Florida Cancer Center researchers and clinicians have engaged with colleagues on Twitter, recommended…
Before COVID-19, cancer patients were united by their fight against the disease, no matter the difference in type, location or stage. Today, they’re united by another battle; one outside of their diagnosis — the fight to stay alive while immunosuppressed during a global pandemic.
On Thursday, May 14, UF husband-and-wife Radiation Oncology physicians and professors William M. Mendenhall and Nancy P. Mendenhall (shown right, with daughters Marisa and Elena) were both honored during the College of Medicine (COM) Faculty Awards Celebration. Together, the Mendenhalls bring over 75 years of leadership and service to UF patients, students, and colleagues alike.
Stay-at-home restrictions are beginning to lift in several areas across the United States, but immunosuppressed cancer patients are still at high risk of falling seriously ill from the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Some cancer treatments can harm a patient’s fertility. The University of Florida Health’s Helping Oncofertility Patients become Educated, or HOPE, Network is on a mission to help preserve it.