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Stephen Grobmyer

Just What the Patient Ordered

Unveiled in November 2010, the Intrabeam is the newest cancer-fighting weapon in the UF Shands Cancer Center’s arsenal. Intrabeam allows doctors to deliver precise doses of radiation in the O.R. after surgery to remove a tumor, shortening what often takes weeks into one 20- or 30-minute session.

UF Breast Center receives center of excellence accreditation

The University of Florida Breast Center at Shands at UF medical center received accreditation as a National Center of Excellence in Breast Cancer this month by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The three-year designation was the result of a rigorous, 18-month evaluation process and site visit.

UF and Shands debut new cancer-killing technology

With the snip of scissors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Florida Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, a new era in the treatment of breast cancer in Florida will begin.

UF to offer Intrabeam therapy to shorten breast cancer radiation treatments

This fall, the University of Florida Shands Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Program will become the first health-care entity in Florida to offer Intrabeam treatments for breast cancer. “It’s a technology that’s been recently validated as an approach for drastically shortening the period of treatment for early stage breast cancer,” said Stephen…

UF surgeons, particle engineers receive grants to research breast cancer treatments

University of Florida surgeon Stephen Grobmyer, M.D., and his collaborators in the department of surgery and College of Engineering have been awarded three U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Concept Awards and a research foundation grant totaling nearly $600,000 to develop new ways to deliver treatment to breast cancer…

Congressman takes fact-finding tour through the health science center

U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns embarked on a self-styled “listening tour” through the UF Health Science Center and Shands Critical Care Center on Thursday, interviewing doctors who work on treatments to combat Alzheimer’s disease and breast cancer, as well as physicians who work on the front lines of emergency care.

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…