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Battling brain cancer

Published: Feb 10th, 2017

Fall  2016 By Michelle Koidin Jaffee – Elias Sayour spent years working toward becoming a pediatric oncologist so he could help kids fight cancer. He always imagined taking care of […]

UF Health Cancer Network earns national accreditation for quality care

Published: Feb 10th, 2017

January 30, 2017 By Marilee Griffin – The UF Health Cancer Network, comprising UF Health and the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, has received a three-year accreditation with […]

Cancer cells’ transition can drive tumor growth

Published: Feb 10th, 2017

December 21, 2016 By Doug Bennett – As cancerous tumors fester in the body, they need an ever-increasing blood supply to deliver the oxygen and nutrients that fuel their growth. […]

UF Health Shands Hospital among nation’s best

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

August 2, 2016 By Nickie Doria – University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World […]

Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer

Published: May 3rd, 2016

Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer By: David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D. Each year, more than 200,000 people in the United States receive the chilling diagnosis of a primary or metastatic brain […]

Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

April 14, 2016 By Doug Bennett – University of Florida Health researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet. A […]

UF Health researchers win national award for identifying brain tumor intervention

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

April 12, 2016  By Michelle Jaffee A study identifying a possible new intervention to treat the deadliest of brain tumors garnered a national award today for University of Florida Health […]

UF Health brain cancer researcher Mitchell receives $1M grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

March 24, 2016  By Michelle Jaffee University of Florida Health’s Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., will receive a $1 million grant Thursday from the nonprofit Hyundai Hope On Wheels to further […]

Laser treatment may boost effectiveness of brain tumor drugs

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

February 24, 2016  By Doug Bennett  The human brain has a remarkable defense system that filters bacteria and chemicals. For brain tumor patients, the barrier works almost too well by […]

Virus-drug combination shows improved effectiveness against brain tumor cells

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

October 6, 2015  By Doug Bennett  A rabbit virus currently being developed for cancer therapy can be paired with one of several existing drugs to deliver a more potent punch […]