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Posts Tagged ‘American Cancer Society’



UF Prostate Disease Center leads charge for new state prostate disease program

By • Sep 14th, 2011 • Category: From the Lab, Urology

The new UF-coordinated Florida Prostate Cancer Awareness Program will bring together experts and leaders from across the state to tackle prostate cancer.

New senior associate dean and physician leader of UF COM faculty group practice named

By • Oct 13th, 2010 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, New Hires/Appointments

Marvin A. Dewar, M.D., J.D., a long-time faculty member in the UF COM’s department of community health and family medicine, as been appointed senior associate dean, chief executive officer and chief medical officer of University of Florida Physicians.

Genetic finding could lead to targeted therapy for neuroblastoma

By • Jul 6th, 2009 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Published Papers

Researchers are closer to better treatments of neuroblastoma, the most common form of cancer in babies and the third most common childhood cancer.

Breast MRI shows it’s not the size of the lymph node that signals spread of cancer

By • Jun 10th, 2009 • Category: Surgery, Top Stories

Using MRI technology, a UF researcher’s findings suggests a new way to assess whether or not breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes.

UF researcher identifies stem cell marker for possible ‘root’ of colon cancer

By • Apr 7th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

A UF colorectal surgeon identifies a biomarker for colon cancer stem cells, which she believes will help researchers better target the possible ‘root’ of the disease.

$21 million gift to University of Florida to boost cancer initiative and hospital project

By • Mar 2nd, 2009 • Category: Event

Jacksonville couple helped jumpstart cancer program at UF eleven years ago.

Pediatric Hodgkin’s disease survivors face increased breast cancer risk

By • Feb 12th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

Women who survived pediatric Hodgkin’s disease were found to be at elevated risk for breast cancer.