Cancer Connections

Facts and Fiction about Cancer Clinical Trials

About: Please join us for a special presentation featuring Thomas J. George, M.D., FACP, associate director for clinical research, UF Health Cancer Center and a professor of medicine in the UF division of hematology and oncology. Dr. George is a clinical investigator and educator with a focus on gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. Through participation with large oncology clinical trial cooperative groups and the National Cancer Institute, Dr. George is an active clinician and clinical investigator in GI malignancies and early phase clinical trials, testing new therapies for patients with advanced cancers.

Please RSVP here. Lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 

HealthStreet offers free parking. Free shuttle service is available from UF Davis Cancer Pavilion, UF Cancer Hospital, VA, and Hope Lodge. Contact HealthStreet at least 48 hours in advance at (352) 294-4882.

Thursday, Dec. 12 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Where: UF HealthStreet | 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville FL
Contact: Jodian Blake |

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Wilmot Gardens

Where: Wilmot Gardens Greenhouse
When: Every Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
Details: Wilmot Gardens is a free, indoor therapeutic gardening program for cancer patients and others. It is a most worthwhile activity for the mind and spirit, and no experience is necessary! Caregivers are welcome. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the greenhouse that you can park in for free during the lessons. For more information, please contact Leah at 352-294-5003.