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Abstracts Selected for Presentation at 2013 ASTRO Annual Meeting

Abstracts Selected for Presentation at 2013 Annual Meeting Program Committee of the American Society for Radiation Oncology Author Name Abstract Title Julie Bradley, M.D. Pilot Study of Proton Therapy for Treatment of Regional Lymphatics in Breast Cancer Patients Curtis Bryant, M.D. Bladder‐Preservation Therapy for Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Richard…

University of Florida Health

UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, is now University of Florida Health, reflecting the health system’s strong ties to UF, a key part of what differentiates the academic health center — with its focus on excellence in research, teaching and patient care.

Global Cancer Research Day

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacy and the director of the UF Shands Cancer Center’s Cancer Health Disparities Program, served on the planning committee for National Cancer Institute Global Cancer Research Day, which was held in Washington, DC in March in conjuction with the Consortium of Universities for Global…

V-Foundation notches up the fight against childhood leukemia

Dr. Wu awarded 2013 V-Foundation grant University of Florida cancer researcher Lizi Wu, Ph.D., an assistant professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, is engaged in a running battle against a formidable opponent, a particularly aggressive form of childhood leukemia called T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or T-ALL. T-ALL is a…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. But, it doesn’t have to be. Find out what you can do to get screened for life!…

Calling All Minority Men!

All men over the age of 40, particularly those who are Black or Hispanic, should attend this event to get informed, empowered and to become an advocate for making informed decisions on cancer prevention, early detection, survivor care and participation in medical research and clinical trials.

Pink Pumpkins Rule!

UF&Shands hosts it’s annual Pink Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 13 to raise awareness on the importance of regular screenings for early detection of breast cancer and to support research to improve breast cancer care.