STOP Children’s Cancer Foundation makes $1 million pledge

Stop Children’s Cancer, a Gainesville-based nonprofit organization, has made a five-year, $1 million pledge to help support UF Health Shands Hospital doctors take part in national collaborative studies and clinical trials, including one focused on improving the cure rates for children with osteosarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma.

Cranes for a cure

2,000 hand-crafted origami cranes adorn the rafters of the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Sebastian Ferrero Atrium. The Cranes for Cure Childhood Cancer display was created by the Joey’s Wings Foundation.

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Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and University of Florida have worked to develop a therapy to prevent these antibodies

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Topped Ranked Pediatric Cancer Program in Florida Again in 2017-2018

Topped Ranked Pediatric Cancer Program in Florida Again in 2017-2018

Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the nation’s best, and our pediatric cancer program is the highest ranked program in Florida. This recognition, combined with an overall mission to care for and support our patients and families, leads to advanced treatment with a personalized touch from our pediatric hematology/oncology team.

Our pediatric hematology/oncology specialists are dedicated to providing advanced, compassionate care for children with blood diseases and cancer. In addition to the groundbreaking research and acclaimed physicians, UF Health’s pediatric hematology/oncology program offers a full spectrum of services and is dedicated to delivering the highest level of care for cancer and blood disorders in infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

Today, nearly 90% of children with cancer can be cured. Through education and research, we want to see that survival continue to rise. The families who come to us for innovative treatment are met with unrivaled personal care and patient-centered service.

Our ultimate goal is for your children to live out their dreams. We believe in protecting tomorrow’s futures, today.


Phone: (352) 273-9120
Fax: (352) 294-8091

Clinic Location

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital
1600 SW Archer RD
Gainesville, FL 32608
4th Floor from Atrium Elevators (Unit 41)


Mailing Address

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UF Health Shands Children's Hospital
PO Box 100298
Gainesville, FL 32610-0298

Mailing Address (Courier Service)

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UF Health Shands Children's Hospital
1600 SW Archer RD, Room HD-204
Gainesville, FL 32608