Surviving Childhood Cancer: Lennox’s Story – how a Gainesville, 4-year-old, beat an aggressive tumor

June 26, 2017, was the worst day of Gary and Carly Allen’s lives. It was the day their child, 2 1/2-year-old Lennox Allen, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.

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Brain Tumor Education Day – May 2019

UF Health Brain Tumor Education Day is open to all who are impacted by a brain tumor disease throughout the State of Florida and southeastern US. Held on the University […]

Family faces two brain tumor diagnoses in four months

Just four months after Orlando Sentinel editor Beth Kassab’s husband, Grady, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, she received a brain tumor diagnosis of her own.

Brain a team

The Brain’s A-Team: UF’s Heavy Hitters of Neuroscience

Diseases of the brain steal: Some steal balance, others memory; some take away the ability to walk, even speak. Some result in a decline that’s long and gradual, or heartbreakingly […]

UF Health brain tumor team honored at annual meeting

November 27, 2017 –  The Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy team had an impressive showing at the 2017 Society for Neuro-Oncology, or SNO, meeting in San Francisco, […]

Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

July 20, 2017  – What do we know about the type of brain cancer with which Senator John McCain has been diagnosed? UF Health Neurosurgeon Maryam Rahman, M.D., is a member of […]

Second Opinion

Have you recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor? Do you have questions? This can be a scary time for you or your loved ones. Make sure you have all the facts and understand all of your options. The care team you select to be with you on this journey can make all the difference. We are here to provide you with an accurate and thorough diagnosis, educate you about all of your treatment options and offer the best possible care for you and your family. Learn more about obtaining a second opinion from a UF Health physician.