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 […]

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 […]

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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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Immunotherapy treatment shows effectiveness against deadly brain tumor during early tests

Glioblastoma is an aggressive, stubborn brain tumor with low odds of survival for patients. Now, University of Florida Health researchers have found a way to target a molecule that lets the tumor...

Common, edible mushroom has potential to kill one type of leukemia cell, UF Health researchers find

An edible, shaggy-looking mushroom contains a protein that is a potent killer of a certain leukemia cell, a group of University of Florida researchers has found.

UF Health researchers identify novel genetic links between herpes virus and cancer

A dormant herpes virus uses its proteins and small RNAs to create genetic changes that can cause cancer in patients with AIDS and other immune deficiencies, a team of University of Florida Health...