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Lung Force Expo 2015

Mon 11/02/2015

Lung cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare providers are invited to join the American Lung Association in Florida at a forum to learn about treatments, resources and the latest research to help those living with lung cancer.
Space is limited!  For more information visit LUNGFORCE.org/Expo or call 407-425-5864.

You can also download the Expo Flyer.

Dr. Inoel Rivera works with UCF Researchers to help detect cancer earlier

Mon 05/04/2015

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - Scientists at the University of Central Florida think they've developed a simple test that can better detect prostate cancer.   They're using one of the world's most precious metals to do it.  

Dr. Treen Huo and  her team of researchers at the University of Central Florida have been using gold nanoparticles to detect cancer.  

“Believe or not it's actually very cheap!” said Huo said, who estimates that each test costs about a dollar.   

Dr. de la Fuente to Speak at International Conference in Costa Rica

Mon 05/04/2015

Dr. de la Fuente will be speaking at the First International Symposium of Minimally Invasive Technics of the GI tract.  

It will be held on: June 10 &11, 2015
This symposium has been specifically designed for general practitioners, surgeons and gastroenterologists. Medical students and doctors in training will benefit from the interaction with experts in their fields. The objective of this symposium is to further foster the relationship of physicians from South, Central and North America.

The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute 2016 Ribbon Series

Mon 03/07/2016

Join Florida Hospital and support those fighting cancer! Participate in the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute 2016 Ribbon Series. Stop by the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute booth and register each time you run in any of the below races. Upon completion of your third race, you will receive an inaugural Ribbon Series medal.*

Ribbon Series Race                               Date

FREE Head & Neck Cancer Risk Assessments

Fri 03/06/2015

Join us at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park for a free head and neck cancer risk assessments on April 14, 2015. See below for more information:

Head & Neck Cancer Risk Assessment Health Event

When: April 14, 2015

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Crosby YMCA, 2005 Mizell Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32792

For more information or to RSVP, call our Friends and Family Helpline at (407) 303-1700. 

VIDEO: Pancreatic Cancer Testimonial

Tue 01/06/2015

Pru Mabry, a children's special-needs teacher, discovered that she had pancreatic cancer in the summer of 2014. After researching her options, she was treated at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute by Dr. Arnoletti, a pancreatic cancer specialist. Her most recent scans show no signs of cancer. Click on the video below to view her story:

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 prostate cancer combined! Since awareness of these facts is limited, the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Presented by Florida Hospital will be turning Central Florida turquoise to draw attention to the hold that lung cancer has upon local communities by hosting the LUNG FORCE Expo at SeaWorld. 

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