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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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Fellows, faculty learn from Dr. Larry Einhorn

Dr. Lawrence Einhorn, famed oncologist and distinguished professor of medicine at Indiana University, visited the UF Department of Medicine this week to discuss how he and his team cured testis […]

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Drs. Markham, George, and Close Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology

Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham, Dr. Thomas J. George Jr., and Dr. Julia L. Close, all fellowship faculty members, have been published in the April 2014 edition of the Journal of […]

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Top Cancer Programs in Florida Combine to Deliver Better Care

Orlando Health and University of Florida Health today announced they have joined forces to establish one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive cancer programs. The UF Health Cancer Center at […]

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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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Saccharin shows promise as cancer inhibitor, researchers find

For decades, saccharin was wrongly labeled as a possible cancer-causing chemical. Now, nearly 15 years after being declared safe, University of Florida Health researchers have found that the...

UF Health Cancer Center named Center of Excellence by health department, governor’s office

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health have recognized the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, with locations in Gainesville and Orlando, as a state-designated Cancer Center of...

Internationally known pain researcher named as endowed professor

An internationally known pain specialist who specializes in palliative and end-of-life care has joined the University of Florida College of Nursing as the Prairieview Trust-Earl and Margo Powers...