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Surgical Oncology

Some Things Can Wait. Colorectal Cancer Doesn’t.

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., and second-leading cause of death, taking 50,000 lives each year. However, thanks to years of raising awareness and education, there are currently over 1 million colorectal cancer survivors alive in the U.S. With the goal of keeping this number…

Ryan Thomas’, MD, Research Accepted by Nature

Ryan Thomas’, MD, research has been accepted for publication in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, a peer-reviewed medical journal. The published work provides insight into the next frontier in microbiome research for pancreatic health and disease. Dr. Thomas is an assistant professor in the division of surgical oncology, with…

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Bonnie Green’s journey through breast cancer was mitigated by the support and expertise she received from UF Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Mark Leyngold and UF Health breast cancer surgeon, Dr. Lisa Spiguel. Our surgeons worked together to get Bonnie where she is today – a thriving, artistic…