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UF surgeon and engineer publish book on cancer nanotechnology

Cancer Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols, a collaborative book edited by two researchers from the University of Florida’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering, is now available, providing key information about how the flourishing field of nanotechnology can be applied in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The book…

UF resident honored for epigenetic cancer research

Frank Orlando, M.D., a resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently was honored for his research into the presence of epigenetically modified genes in breast cancer tumors. Orlando received second place at the 13th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease held mid-February in Amelia Island, Fla. His…

Breast MRI spots other cancers, may alter treatment plan

This study was presented at the 119th annual meeting of the Southern Surgical Association, held Dec. 2-5 in Hot Springs, Va., and will appear in the May 2008 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.