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UF Health launches advertising campaign featuring two surgeons

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

Dr. Thomas Beaver and Dr. Lisa Spiguel are two of the four physicians featured in the new UF Health advertising campaign, focused on problem-solving care.

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., Inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., Inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society

Published: Jun 1st, 2017

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., an assistant professor in the division of general surgery’s surgical oncology service, has been inducted into the Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society as a […]

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Published: Apr 25th, 2014

The news hit Tracy Cantella like a load of bricks: She had BRCA 1, the gene infamous for greatly increasing a woman’s risks of breast and ovarian cancer. She had […]

UF Health Breast Center recognized for excellence in patient care

UF Health Breast Center recognized for excellence in patient care

Published: Dec 19th, 2013

The UF Health Breast Center received reaccreditation this month from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, as well as commendations for best practices for quality initiatives and enrollment of […]

UF Surgeons in the News – TV20: Breast Reconstruction

Published: Oct 23rd, 2013

A mastectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the breast to treat or prevent breast cancer. Women often choose breast reconstruction to help restore the look and feel of the breast […]

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Published: Oct 16th, 2013

Dealing with breast cancer involves so much more than just eradicating disease. For many women, breast reconstruction is an important part of recovery from cancer. And for women with a […]

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon

Published: May 30th, 2013

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement of her preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction has spurred much public discussion about […]

Orange, Blue and Pink Breast Cancer Symposium

Orange, Blue and Pink Breast Cancer Symposium

Published: Sep 28th, 2012

UF&Shands providers will share the latest in breast cancer prevention, treatment and recovery at this October 9 event. Reserve your spot today.

Pink Pumpkin Fest 2012

Pink Pumpkin Fest 2012

Published: Sep 20th, 2012

Join UF&Shands for the Pink Pumpkin Fest to raise breast cancer awareness and support breast cancer research right here at the University of Florida! We’ve got a full line up […]

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Published: May 25th, 2012

Heather Smith was just 25 years old in 2005 when she learned she had breast cancer. She received the diagnosis on her daughter’s second birthday. “It was kind of a […]