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

Published: Jul 9th, 2019

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.

Mitchell team

UF brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative with top peers to advance new treatments

Published: Jul 9th, 2019

Doctors discussing at tumor board meeting

University of Florida and UF Health announce $12 million gift from Orlando business leader to launch brain tumor research initiative

Published: Jul 9th, 2019

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Brain Tumor Education Day – May 2019

Published: May 15th, 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

Published: May 15th, 2019

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.

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

Published: Mar 9th, 2019

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 […]

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UF researchers discover new use of stem cells that could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

Published: Oct 9th, 2018

UF Health brain tumor team honored at annual meeting

Published: Dec 20th, 2017

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

Published: Jul 25th, 2017

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 […]

Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD

Phase II brain cancer trial now open for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma

Published: May 26th, 2017

May 26, 2017  By Marilee Griffin – A new phase II clinical trial currently enrolling patients with glioblastoma is now open at the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain […]