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Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship

Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship The Marilyn Arthur memorial lectureship was developed by her two children, David and Lori Arthur, in loving memory of their mother, Marilyn Arthur.  In 2014, Mrs. Marilyn Arthur suffered a thrombotic microangiopathy/TTP-like illness while living in Sarasota, Florida.  Throughout her illness the Arthur children were impressed…

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 her follow-up appointment.

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 for their dedication to teaching our students – future physicians and scientists. Congratulations!  …

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 Report. For more information, please visit https://ufhealth.org/news/2015/uf-health-shands-hospital-recognized-one-nation-s-best-hospitals…

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 ranked among the top 2.5 percent nationwide “Our program is one of only 15 centers…

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 cancer. Attendee Martina Murphy, MD, Hematology/Oncology Fellow, described the experience best, “He is phenomenal. From stories, to clinical pearls, to…

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 Clinical Oncology. The article, “Fellowship Engagement in Hematology/Oncology Professionalism Training,” explores the importance of incorporating opportunities for dialogue, reflection, and…

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 Orlando Health will expand care and treatment options for patients throughout the region, at a time when statistics…