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Breast MRI shows it’s not the size of the lymph node that signals spread of cancer

Breast MRI shows it’s not the size of the lymph node that signals spread of cancer

Published: Jun 9th, 2009

Physicians treating breast cancer first look to lymph nodes in a patient’s armpit to see whether cancer is spreading elsewhere in the body — but they may not be evaluating […]

Corporate grant enhances burn education at UF College of Medicine

Published: May 28th, 2009

Continuing to help better prepare students for their burn rotations, ConvaTec recently renewed a grant to the UF department of surgery’s burn education program. The $10,000 grant enables medical students, […]

Research Day 2009 highlights both basic and clinical science initiatives

Research Day 2009 highlights both basic and clinical science initiatives

Published: Apr 30th, 2009

The University of Florida department of surgery focuses on translational research – transforming laboratory findings into improved patient care. On April 19, the department held its fifth annual Research Day […]

UF Department of Surgery scientist awarded UF Research Foundation Professorship

Published: Apr 29th, 2009

Lyle L. Moldawer, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of research at the University of Florida Department of Surgery, has been selected as one of five UF College of Medicine researchers […]

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 […]

UF resident honored for epigenetic cancer research

Published: Mar 31st, 2009

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. […]

Surgical residents honored for trauma research

Published: Dec 11th, 2008

Two University of Florida College of Medicine surgical residents recently swept a state trauma research competition with wins in both the basic and clinical science categories. The UF honors extended […]

UF vascular surgeon to evaluate dialysis access mechanisms

UF vascular surgeon to evaluate dialysis access mechanisms

Published: Oct 21st, 2008

A University of Florida vascular surgeon has received a $1.1 million five-year National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate a common surgical procedure, called an arm fistula, used to create access sites for patients […]

UF researchers make strides to improve liver surgery

Published: May 29th, 2008

A new study reveals patients with liver cancer who have no other treatment options might benefit from more aggressive operations once considered too risky, report University of Florida scientists, who […]

Breast MRI spots other cancers, may alter treatment plan

Published: Dec 5th, 2007

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 […]