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New infections cause dormant viruses to reactivate

Published: Jun 26th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The famous slogan is “A diamond is forever,” but that phrase might be better suited to herpes: Unlike most viruses, which succumb to the immune system’s attack, herpes remains in the body forever, lying in wait, sometimes reactivating years later.

UF Health Cancer Center eligible for governor’s proposed funding for seeking NCI designation

Published: Jan 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A proposed bill to create the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers announced by Florida Gov. Rick Scott today (Jan. 28) could potentially help the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health bring even more extensive research and patient care to Floridians with cancer.

Florida coastal seaweed could help the body fend off cancers and inflammatory diseases

Florida coastal seaweed could help the body fend off cancers and inflammatory diseases

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new defense against prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the United States, may come from a seaweed found off the coast of Florida.

Pink Pumpkin Pedal-off gift spurs breast cancer research at UF Health

Published: Aug 9th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Collaboration of Scientists for Critical Research in Biomedicine, or CSCRB Inc., a Gainesville-based nonprofit group, presented a gift today to the University of Florida Health Cancer Center’s treatment-resistant breast cancer research fund in the amount of $16,150.

U.S. News ranks UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital as one of nation’s best

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in six medical specialties, including, for the first time ever, cancer care.