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Elizabeth Grammel

Free UF Health Head and Neck Cancer Seminar March 29

Wellness University Event to Offer Information Regarding the Latest Advances in Preventing and Treating Head and Neck Cancer Each year, approximately 68,000 people in the United States will develop head and neck cancer, and nearly 11,000 will die from it. Fortunately, early detection and treatment can improve outcomes, and Radiation…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, and in 1999, efforts by The Prevent Cancer Foundation® led to the designation March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a UF Health MedEd Cast,  Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor…

UF Health Initiatives Highlight Cancer Disparities Research During Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF department of radiation oncology highlighted ongoing health disparities research and hosted a collaborative and educational prostate cancer event for the Gainesville community. The Community-Partnered Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative One initiative involves the UF…

UF faculty strive to increase diversity in cancer clinical trials through national program

Three early-stage investigators at the UF Health Cancer Center have received the opportunity to participate in a national training and mentoring program that aims to increase the diversity of underrepresented patients enrolled in clinical trials. Oluwadamilola Oladeru, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., (center) assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology, was…

UF Radiation Oncologists to Present Latest Research at the 2022 ASTRO Meeting

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its  64th Annual Meeting at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 23-26, 2022. The theme of this year’s event is “AI & EI: Caring for the Patient in a Wireless World.” The meeting will feature 1,700 presenters…

UF Assistant Professor Named SEICHE Center Affiliate Faculty Member

The SEICHE Center for Health and Justice, an academic collaboration between the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Law School, has chosen UF Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru (Lola), MD, MA, MBA (right) as an affiliate faculty member, effective October 4. The mission of the SEICHE Center is…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Joins National Committee to Diversify Leaders in Research

Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD was recently appointed to a National Clinical Trials Network committee tasked with improving diversity and inclusion efforts for national leaders in oncology research. NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) comprises organizations and clinicians that coordinate and support cancer clinical…

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