Colorectal cancer Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Atif Iqbal, M.D., appointed to national colorectal surgery committees

Atif Iqbal, M.D., appointed to national colorectal surgery committees

Published: Sep 20th, 2016

Atif Iqbal, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, has been selected as a surgical expert (three-year term, one term renewable by […]

Banner in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Mar 13th, 2012

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths. The best ways to protect yourself from […]

Dr. Sanda Tan to speak on colorectal cancer, bowel and pelvic floor conditions

Published: Mar 2nd, 2012

This seminar will take place in The Villages:

Emina Huang, M.D., a UF colorectal surgeon and associate professor of surgery

Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program funds Huang’s colon cancer research

Published: Nov 9th, 2011

Emina Huang, M.D., an associate professor of surgery in UF’s College of Medicine, has received a $180,000 grant from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program to fund […]

UF colorectal surgeon receives $1.5 million NIH grant to study colon cancer

UF colorectal surgeon receives $1.5 million NIH grant to study colon cancer

Published: Sep 2nd, 2010

Emina Huang, M.D., an associate professor of surgery in the College of Medicine, has received a $1.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund her research into […]

UF researchers find triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer

UF researchers find triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer

Published: Oct 12th, 2009

University of Florida researchers have grown tumors in mice using cells from inflamed but noncancerous colon tissue taken from human patients, a finding that sheds new light on colon cancer […]

Emina Huang, M.D., a UF colorectal surgeon and associate professor of surgery

UF researcher identifies stem cell marker for possible ‘root’ of colon cancer

Published: Apr 7th, 2009

To truly kill colon cancer and eliminate the risk of recurrence, it is important to kill the “root” of the disease, according to a University of Florida College of Medicine […]