The University of Florida Health Cancer Center stands alone in the state of Florida in its unique ability to blend comprehensive patient care and innovative research in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.
It boasts a membership of more than 290 researchers and clinicians from across the University of Florida and UF Health, the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center. The UF Health Cancer Center and its members are dedicated to providing leading-edge cancer care and conducting original research for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. READ MORE
The Overview section also includes Director’s Welcome, Locations, New Recruits and COVID-19 Response.
One of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center like UF Health is unique patient access to the most advanced medical research, treatments and technologies. Our clinician-scientists participate in research that has a direct impact on improved patient outcomes, and allows patients access to the very latest cancer-fighting technologies and drugs. Activities and programs are acutely focused on early stage translational research that applies findings to clinical trials, resulting in improved patient care. Our leadership works with lab-based faculty to develop new ideas to collaborate on innovative cancer treatments and therapies. READ MORE
The Research section also includes Research Programs, Shared Resources, Selected Publications and Research Headlines.
The UF Health Cancer Center’s clinical enterprise uses a comprehensive care model, with multidisciplinary cancer programs offering advanced treatment options, such as minimally invasive and robotic surgery, proton and intensity modulated radiotherapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy in conjunction with the Precision Cancer Care Program, as well as access to clinical trials with limited availability elsewhere. READ MORE
The Clinical Excellence section also includes the Clinical Research Office, Selected Clinical Trials, UF Health Cancer Center members at the forefront of surgical oncology and three patient stories, ‘Another bump in the road:’ COVID-19 from the perspective of UF Health cancer patients, Giving patients back the hope of having a family and 1,219 Days of Beating Cancer
Education & Training
The UF Health Cancer Center is dedicated to advancing progress toward prevention and cures for cancer. Achieving this goal requires the successful education, training, and mentoring of the next generation of cancer researchers. The Cancer Research Career Enhancement core seeks to enhance and integrate cancer education, research training and career development activities at all student, trainee and faculty levels. READ MORE
The Education & Training section also includes Event Highlights, Programs & Awards and Mentoring the next generation of minority cancer researchers.
The UF Health Cancer Center is proud to be a part of a community that moves cancer care and research forward. It is this community that helps shape and guide our mission — to prevent, detect and treat cancer — and brings new therapies to patients through philanthropic investments. Together, we have unstoppable momentum. READ MORE
The Community section also includes Highlights, The Population We Serve and Collaborations.