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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.

Register Now for Brain Tumor Education Day 2019

Published: May 9th, 2019

A day for patients and their families to gain knowledge about treatment options and learn about resources available at UF Health. Register and Learn More at:

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

Published: March 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 […]

UF Health brain tumor team honored at annual meeting

Published: December 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, […]

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Our Stories: Cristina Matos

Published: October 18th, 2017

Out of the 20,000 genes a person has, Cristina Matos lucked out with a genetic mutation that would save her life. In August 2014, Cristina Matos was diagnosed with a […]

Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Published: July 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 […]

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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 […]

Battling brain cancer

Published: February 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: February 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 […]