Our Mission

is to prevent, detect, treat and ultimately cure cancer while addressing the unique challenges of the cancer burden faced by the population we serve.

Cancer Center Updates

The Ride of Her Life

Sandra Davis-Quinney has met bumps, curves and stops on her cancer journey. Even with the rough roads she’s traveled, Sandra tries to remain…

CAR T-cell patient

Some Things Can Wait. Colorectal Cancer Doesn’t.

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., and second-leading cause of death, taking 50,000 lives each year. However, thanks to…

National Colorectal Cancer Awarenss Month

From Cancer Patient to Survivor: Judy’s Journey

In the mid-1990s, Judith “Judy” Hogan felt a lump on the back of her neck. Judy’s dermatologist at the time diagnosed her with basal cell…

Judy, a cancer survivor

Cancer Research News

Certain compounds may block coronavirus from cells, UF Health researcher finds

UF Health study provides guidance to avoid unnecessary thyroid biopsies

12 leading medical centers unite to form brain tumor research collaborative

University of Florida Health researchers find “switch” that lets common, cancer-causing virus replicate

Around the Center

Clinical Research Offfice

Clinical Trials Support

The mission of the Clinical Research Office is to help deliver new and promising cancer treatments in order to improve the lives of the patients at the UF Health Cancer Center.

Dr. Tsu speaks with a patient


Research Resources

Our clinician-scientists participate in research that has a direct impact on improved patient outcomes, and allows patients access to the very latest cancer-fighting technologies and drugs.

Beakers in a lab

Patient Care

Treatment Options

One of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center like UF Health is unique patient access to the most advanced medical research, treatments and technologies.

A therapy dog visits a cancer patient in the hospital

Cancer Center Calendar

Upcoming Events

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  4. Apr 15

    1. Breast Cancer Support Group

      UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, Room 8011, eighth floor, 1500 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608

      6:00pm to 7:00pm