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U.S. News & World Report National Badge - CancerWe are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation's and region's top hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.

The UF Health Cancer Center in Gainesville is dedicated to serving the residents of Florida with state-of-the-art cancer treatment, prevention, control and education.

Our cancer experts work to ensure coordinated care is available to each patient through diagnosis, treatment and recovery - putting you at the center of everything we do.

Our Cancer Center features advanced technologies, such as intraoperative radiation therapy, image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery and minimally invasive robotic surgery.

Our University of Florida physicians, surgeons and researchers are nationally ranked experts, and many of our programs are national centers of excellence, including the UF Health Breast Center and the UF Health Bone Marrow Transplant Program.

The UF Health Cancer Center stands alone in the state of Florida in its unique ability to blend comprehensive patient care and innovative research in a collaborative environment.

UF Health Gainesville Cancer Care

UF physicians at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville offer specialized, disease-specific multidisciplinary care in the following areas:


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UF Health Jacksonville Cancer Center

At the UF Health Jacksonville Cancer Center, multidisciplinary teams of University of Florida physicians work together using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic innovations to optimize cancer treatment outcomes. 

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute

Until recently, the treatment of cancer was often just as frightening as the diagnosis. It doesn't have to be that way. At the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, we're committed to changing the way cancer is treated, and the way cancer treatment is experienced. That's why we're developing the newest, least invasive, and most promising tool in use today: proton therapy.