NOVEMBER 2022 UF Health Cancer Center Member newsletter


Main Story

Main Story

Researchers strive to increase diversity in cancer clinical trials through national program

Three early-stage investigators at the UF Health Cancer Center have received the opportunity to participate in a national training and mentoring program that aims to increase the diversity of underrepresented patients enrolled in clinical trials.

Jesus Fabregas, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, Oluwadamilola Oladeru, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., and Sherise Rogers, M.D., M.P.H.

Around The Center

Clinical Corner

How a simple blood test saved Marvin’s life

A simple blood test alerted Marvin Sanders’ doctors to the possibility of prostate cancer. After a biopsy confirmed the worrisome results, Marvin was scared and in shock. He was reassured by the team of providers at UF Health Urology that moved quickly and efficiently to get him the care he needed. Now, Marvin shares one message to those that will listen: get screened.


Member Highlight

Carrie Miller, Ph.D.

Carrie Miller, Ph.D., joined the UF College of Journalism and Communications this fall as assistant professor in the department of public relations and will be playing an active role in the College’s STEM Translational Communication Center and the UF Health Cancer Center. Her background in behavioral and population science provides a unique perspective in cancer communication and prevention science.



Research Day 2023

The UF Health Cancer Center will host Research Day 2023 on Jan. 11, 2023 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The deadline to submit an abstract or apply for a UF Health Cancer Center Predoctoral Award is Dec. 1, 2022.

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