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5-year-old Caden Buth loves singing, dancing and acting—but like a dinosaur or a robot. Any day spent having fun is how he would describe his best day, said Caden’s mom, Christina.

When Caden was 4 weeks old, he continued to bleed severely after a surgical procedure.

Raising Pediatric Cancer Awareness at the UF Volleyball Game

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

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

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

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

Top 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