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As a leading cancer care center in the United States, the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI) is continually making headlines with its research, clinical trials, published papers, advances in treatment, technology and positive outcomes for our patients.

EVENT: Nov 14 - Lung Force Expo

Mon 11/03/2014
Orlando, FL (November 2014)— Did you know that November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Lung cancer is the number 1 cancer killer of men and women in the nation – taking more lives than colon, breast, and...

Florida Hospital is Ranked No. 1 in the State of Florida

Mon 08/25/2014
Florida Hospital is Ranked No. 1 in the State of Florida for Second Year Florida Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th...

Clinical Trial Helps Patient Battle Stage Four Lung Cancer

Wed 07/09/2014
Jennifer Williams had never smoked or even lived with anyone who smoked but was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer three years ago. Florida Hospital Thoracic Cancer Medical Director Dr. Tarek Mekhail put Jennifer on a clinical trail for a new...

FH Neurosurgeon Performs First NeuroBlate Procedure in Central Florida

Wed 07/09/2014
Minimally invasive, MRI-guided laser treatment is performed in Central Florida for the first time ORLANDO, Fla., July, 3 2014 — Diane Bostick had tried everything to stop the tumor growing inside her brain with no success, that is until Florida...

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Biomedical Research Advisory Council

Thu 06/19/2014
ORLANDO, Fla., June 24, 2014 – Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Florida Hospital Cancer Institute Executive Director Dr. David Decker to the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Advisory Council. He succeeds Dr. Claes...