Charles Wingo, MD – Winner of Lifetime Achievement Award from the UF COM

Join us in congratulating Dr. Charles Wingo! He is most deserving of this award, as he has been a loyal Gator for decades, and has trained large numbers of outstanding […]

Dr. Priya Gopalan Elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Congratulations to Priya Gopalan for being elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society by the UF residents! This award goes to those faculty who exemplify the Hippocratic ideals of medical […]

N+N Feature: Breast Cancer Survival Takes A Village

Adela Van Antwerp combats breast cancer with support of care teams and co-workers. She is optimistic that Coy Heldermon, MD, PhD, her medical oncologist, will give her the all-clear at […]

October Women’s Advantage: Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is Personal – Your Treatment Should Be, Too | Integrative Approach to Treating Breast Cancer

DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards 2016 – Hematology/Oncology Winners

This year the department of medicine honored a number of outstanding teachers for the 2016 DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards. Our division had eight physicians who were honored and recognized […]

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http://com-dom-hemonc.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/02/Allegra_Carmen.jpg Our Mission:

The Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida is dedicated to the mitigation of suffering and death due to cancer and blood disorders through laboratory and clinical research-based patient care and education.

Our Goals:

To become a national leader in the development of innovative and personalized therapeutics for patients with cancer and blood disorders.

To deliver the highest quality clinical care to our patients through partnerships with national and local leaders and resources and through the provision of state-of-the-art clinical trials.

To excel in the education of students, residents, fellows, nurses and other health related personnel, and practitioners of hematology/oncology regarding transitional research and the art and science of administering to patients with cancer and blood disorders.

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UF Health Shands Nursing earns state-high fifth Beacon Award

The UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital trauma/lung transplant unit nursing team earned its second gold Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. This...

Higher air pollution exposure linked to denser breast tissue

Women who have higher exposure to fine particulate matter in the air are more likely to have dense breast tissue, a well-established strong risk factor for breast cancer, according to a study by...

Drug trio shows effectiveness against deadly type of breast cancer in mouse model

A three-drug combination has almost completely suppressed the deadliest type of breast cancer during testing in mouse models, according to a group that includes a University of Florida Health...