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UF Health Unveils Renovated Infusion Clinic With New Clinical Trials Capabilities

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The expanded and renovated adult infusion clinic at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion adds 14 more chairs as well as an adjacent clinical trials laboratory.

UFHCC Cancer Research Showcase 2018

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

On Nov. 15-16, the UF Health Cancer Center is hosted the 2nd Annual Cancer Research Showcase. We hosted 10 K-awardees from across the nation. This was a unique opportunity to meet some […]

Trading Places

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

For 24 years, Joanna Hammond, R.N., dedicated much of her life to nursing and serving others. But earlier this year, that shifted. After years of caring for other people, Hammond turned that energy inward to begin the fight of her life — battling stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma.

Reflection on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

We look back at some of the events that the Gainesville community took part in to raise awareness and funds to aid in the fight against breast cancer.

Approval of first ‘RNA interference’ drug – why the excitement?

Published: Oct 10th, 2018

Small interfering RNA sounds like something from a science fiction novel rather than a revolutionary type of medicine. But this odd-sounding new drug offers a novel strategy for treating disease by targeting the root cause rather than just the symptoms.

Research Day 2018

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

BMT Reunion 2018

Published: Aug 2nd, 2018

UF Health hosted its 16th Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, which is held every two years to bring together transplant survivors, their families, caregivers and donors.

Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers

Published: Aug 2nd, 2018

On July 18-19, the University of Florida Health Cancer Center hosted its inaugural conference for science teachers that highlighted current cancer research and important cancer topics.

Younger Patients Do Not Attain a Survival Benefit from Current Rectal Cancer Treatment Recommendations

Published: Jul 9th, 2018

A CANCER News Alert: A new study reveals that individuals younger than 50 years of age who are diagnosed with rectal cancer do not experience an overall survival benefit from […]

From Prostate Cancer Patient to Survivor and Advocate

Published: Jul 6th, 2018

Tony Braun was at his urologist’s office one day in 2010 because of a kidney stone when the physician became alarmed.