Going Strong

Read about Sam’s journey — including why his parents eventually decided to enroll him in a phase 3 clinical trial — in our new patient magazine, UFHCC Cares.

Relearning to swallow

Head and neck cancer survivor shares story of recovery

A patient perspective

A Hodgkin lymphoma patient shares his advice for supporting a loved one during cancer.

The Year in Review: Celebrating Our Achievements in 2016

The President of UF Health’s annual “year-in-review” column features the UF Health Cancer Center.

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UF researchers identify gene variant to personalize therapy for deadly form of leukemia

June 26, 2017

A genetic variation identified by researchers at University of Florida Health may help clinicians target a deadly form of leukemia using a promising drug therapy.

Researcher selected to work in Nigeria as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

June 12, 2017

For media inquiries, contact Matt Splett at 352-273-6873 or email msplett@cop.ufl.edu or Sharon Witherell at the Institute of International Education at switherell@iie.org

Brain cancer trial first clinical research collaboration of UF Health and Orlando Health joint program

May 26, 2017

A new phase II clinical trial currently enrolling patients with glioblastoma is the first clinical research collaboration of University of Florida Health’s joint oncology program with Orlando...

Study finds one breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

May 23, 2017

In a study of three radiation therapies for early-stage breast cancer, one treatment option stands out as offering the most value based on factors including health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and...

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Meet a Clinical Study Coordinator

We spoke with Christina Cline, R.N., recently to her to learn about what the role entails — including some of its most rewarding and and challenging aspects.

Dr. Betsy Shenkman named Associate Director for Population Sciences

In this role, Dr. Shenkman will be responsible for overseeing the center-wide effort to reduce cancer-related disparities and burden through research in clinical and community settings that addresses prevention, treatment and survivorship.

Certain type of immune cells found in cancer and sepsis patients

A study suggests that certain types of immune cells found in cancer — myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs — are also present in certain patients diagnosed with severe sepsis and septic shock.

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