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.
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® 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, 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.
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.
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
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.