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U.S. News Ranks Shands at UF Among Nation’s Best Cancer Hospitals

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…

Special Bacterium Knocks Out Colon Cancer

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.

UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

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…

Proton Therapy: A New Cancer Treatment

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.

Patients Paint Pumpkins Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

UF&Shands patients received an unusual treat on Oct. 12 in the form of a Pink Pumpkin Painting Party! The UF Shands Cancer Center and the Shands Arts in Medicine Program partnered to host a patient-centered Pink Pumpkin Painting Party in the Founder’s Gallery of the Health Science Center. Patients from…