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Raising Pediatric Cancer Awareness at the UF Volleyball Game

Published: Oct 31st, 2017

Dr. Bill Slayton served the first volleyball tonight at the Florida Gators vs Tennessee game in honor of pediatric cancer awareness month.

Headstand Against Cancer

Published: Oct 31st, 2017

Dr. Duane Mitchell is participating in #HeadStandAgainstCancer! Are you up for the challenge, too? Show your support!

Community and friends support a local 5th grader with leukemia

Published: Oct 31st, 2017

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $150,000 to Pediatric Cancer Research at University of Florida

Published: Sep 18th, 2017

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital with a $150,000 Hyundai Young Investigator Grant on Thursday, September 7th, 2017. The grant funds will support the research of principal investigator Dr. Matthew Cascio.

STOP Children’s Cancer Foundation makes $1 million pledge

Published: May 3rd, 2017

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.

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Cranes for a cure

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

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.

Plant-made Hemophilia Therapy Shows Promise

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

People with hemophilia require regular infusions of clotting factor to prevent … uncontrolled bleeding. But a significant fraction develop antibodies against the clotting factor…

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

Teen to donate bone marrow for brother

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

A city program where Orlando police officers mentor at-risk children has taken a different turn, after one of the kids participating in the program was diagnosed with cancer.

Streetlight Program has a busy year helping teens and young adults cope

Published: Dec 15th, 2016

Hope on Wheels

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

Hyundai’s Hope on Wheels visits Gainesville to award Dr. Duane Mitchell a $1,000,000 research grant to support his research on stimulation of the immune system to help control brain tumors.