Universities and health care entities throughout the state of Florida are now providing outreach and engagement to ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a $1 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The UF Health Cancer Center’s first ever Virtual Research Symposium was a huge success. Watch a recording of the keynote address, see trainee award winners and more below.
Merry Jennifer Markham, M.D., FACP, FASCO, associate director for medical affairs at the UF Health Cancer Center and professor in the UF Division of Hematology and Oncology, has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Nominating Committee. Dr. Markham’s election marks the first…
UF Health Cancer Center and UF Health Vet Med researchers partner to help pet dogs and children with brain tumors. Rowan J. Milner, BVSs, PhD and oncologist with the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and Elias Sayour, MD, PhD an assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics with the Preston A. Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at UF partner together to take research that works for pets and translate it into cancer treatments for children.
The UF Health Cancer Center is going to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting that will be held virtually on Dec. 5-8, 2020.
Social media is like an all-access pass — people can tap into an almost unlimited amount of information. For cancer patients, social media offers access to cancer information, research and communities.
These days, electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are everywhere — even in the hands of young adults.
It can be hard to find trustworthy online sources, especially when it comes to health information. A UF Health Cancer Center researcher has found a way to relay scientifically based breast cancer information to mothers through sources that women reportedly trust and relate to — “mommy bloggers.”
The University of Florida College of Medicine’s division of surgical oncology, led by UF Health Cancer Center member Steven Hughes, M.D., provides a multidisciplinary approach to treating several cancers, such as pancreatic, stomach, colon, liver, skin and breast cancers.
UF Health Cancer Center researchers have developed a groundbreaking resource for basic science and clinical researchers to advance cancer-related microbiome research: the first cancer-specific microbiome biorepository in the country.