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Ranked Among Top 35

Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL is ranked among top 35 in US News & World Report Ranking Best Hospitals……

UFSCC Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Grant Awardees

Small Cell Lung Cancer is an aggressive subtype of lung cancer that exhibits a unique clinical, pathological, and biological phenotype. This funding opportunity, made available through a generous philanthropic donation to the UF Shands Cancer Center, recognizes that the study of neuroendocrine small cell lung cancer is underrepresented in…

UF & Shands Debut New Cancer-Killing Technology

With the snip of scissors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 12 at the UF Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, a new era in the treatment of breast cancer in Florida began. The ceremony introduced the Intrabeam system at Shands at UF medical center, an intraoperative radiation technology available at fewer…

University of Florida Radiation Oncology Outcomes Tracking Seminar

The University of Florida Radiation Oncology Outcomes Tracking Seminar is being held Friday, Feb 24, and Saturday, Feb 25, 2012. The keynote speaker will be W. Robert Lee from Duke University Medical Center. A concurrent radiation therapists meeting will also be held. For more information, email Jessica Kirwan.

Dr. Mei Zhang receives Knisely Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mei Zhang who received the Melvin H. Knisely Award at a recent ISOTT meeting. It was established in 1983 to honor Dr. Knisely’s accomplishments in the field of the transport of oxygen and other metabolites and anabolites in the human body. Over the years, he…

Radiation Oncology Awarded 5 Stars in Customer Service

As part of an internal outcomes FY10 study for all Shands affiliates, Radiation Oncology at Shands Medical Plaza was recently awarded 5 stars for customer service. With a 96% satisfaction rating, the Department of Radiation Oncology is proud to provide its patients with effective, personalized, and caring treatment.

Nationally ranked

U.S. News and World Report

Nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions.


defining optimal treatments

Annual Research Seminar

The seminar has three concurrent programs for radiation therapy, oncology nursing, and radiation oncology.



UF Health Cancer Center

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.

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