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Lyrics for Life boosts UF Health pediatric cancer research

The Lyrics for Life Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by the platinum-selling band Sister Hazel, and Stop Children’s Cancer Inc. presented a $100,000 check to Paul Castillo, M.D., an assistant professor in the division of pediatric hematology and oncology at the UF College of Medicine. The gift was awarded…

Ramsey family honors a beloved brother

As Lee Ramsey’s family watched him being transported by ambulance from the emergency room at Lawnwood Hospital in Ft. Pierce to UF Health in Gainesville, they were in need of reassurance. Lee was brought into the local emergency room because he was having difficulty breathing. When local doctors suggested…

Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

In this podcast from UF Health’s MedCast, William Slayton, MD discusses Immunotherapy for Pediatric Leukemia Patients. He will tell us the story behind the current outstanding cure rates for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He will help us to understand the reasons why 10% of patients still relapse. He will examine the…

Our own CMN ambassador

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.