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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 […]

UF Health Shands Hospital Recognized for Cancer Care

We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s and region’s top hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World […]

Survival rates for UF Health BMT patients among the best nationwide

Outcomes for patient survival following stem cell transplant at the University of Florida Health Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, which treats patients with leukemia and other blood cancers, were recently […]

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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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Cancer cells’ transition can drive tumor growth, UF Health researchers find

As cancerous tumors fester in the body, they need an ever-increasing blood supply to deliver the oxygen and nutrients that fuel their growth. Now, a team led by University of Florida Health...

Researchers learn more about drink that aids post-radiation recovery

When patients get treated for cancer, radiation therapy administered to shrink tumors also affects healthy cells in the gastrointestinal tract and causes difficult side effects. Now, a group of...

Patient with chemotherapy-induced heart failure first to receive stem cells in clinical trial

A class of cancer medications that significantly increases survival in patients with the disease has a dangerous side effect: They can sometimes cause irreversible damage to patients’ hearts.