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The mission of our Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team is to provide the finest, most compassionate care to children suffering from childhood cancers and blood disorders.

COVID-19 Update

On behalf of the University of Florida Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team, we would like to update you on the current COVID-19 situation. Please know that our team is available for you and your child during this public health emergency


Meet Our Team


Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to providing our children with the most comprehensive care possible. Our staff provides a full range of care designed to support our patients and their families through all aspects of their journey. Our team is made up of pediatric hematologists and oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, and child life specialists.

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Fellowship Program

Forming Future Pediatric Hematologist and Oncologist Physicians

The mission of the program is to provide a well-rounded education to the future pediatric hematologist and oncologist physicians which will start them on the path to a successful career that is best suited for them, whether it is academic, research, or clinical.

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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology News

UF Health research to create cancer vaccine gets…

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The Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Cure-Search for Children’s Cancer is funding doctor Elias Sayour’s efforts to create a novel vaccine to treat…

Elias Sayour

A socially distanced walk through pediatric…

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High-risk individuals and their families have spent the COVID-19 pandemic watching the rest of the world take a socially distanced walk in their…

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Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

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In this podcast from UF Health’s MedCast, William Slayton, MD discusses Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients. He will tell us the story…

William Slayton