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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…

Palliative Care – From Easing Suffering to Helping Kids Thrive

An overview of palliative care and supportive care in all of its aspects. Presenters: William Slayton, MD; Celine Cattier, MD; Emily Marchi If you’d like to make a philanthropic gift to support initiatives and programs included in the presentation, please click here.

Inaugural Quarterly Symposium

Dr. Wlliam Slayton introduces the new Pediatric Hematology & Oncology quarterly symposiums. In this video, the Hem/Onc team gives an overview of the division’s vision, goals, and programs. Presenters: William Slayton, MD; Emily Marchi; Debbie Ringdahl; Jennifer Fisher; Elias Sayour, MD, PhD; Biljana Horn, MD; Tung Wynn, MD; Brian…

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…

COVID-19 Update

Dear Patients and Families, On behalf of the University of Florida Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team, I would like to update you on the current COVID-19 situation. First and foremost, please know that our team is available for you and your child during this public health emergency. I hope all of you are doing…

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.