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.
UF researchers have helped identify the underlying cause of a genetically derived, potentially fatal reaction to an anti-HIV medication, and have begun creating a less dangerous form of the drug.
Cancer treatment at Shands at the University of Florida is recognized among the nation’s best in the 2012-2013 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings, which were released July 17. Ranked at No. 39 for Cancer, Shands at UF is among the elite top 50 cancer hospitals in the…
Cancer Center researchers have developed a genetically-modified form of a meek microbe that deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer and has the potential to curb other immune disorders.
Take a virtual tour of the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida. Florida has more than 100,000 new cases of cancer each year — second only to California in terms of new cancer diagnoses. In North Central Florida alone, 4,500 people are diagnosed…
The fight to cure cancer became a personal mission for a Central Florida man last year after he lost his beloved wife to small cell lung cancer.
The University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute promises better outcomes for patients undergoing cancer treatment, with the potential for fewer side effects and benefits over conventional therapy for many cancers.