Local Executive To Raise Funds for Cancer Research at Florida Hospital

Thu 11/07/2013

Garry Welsh honors his wife’s lung cancer battle by competing in Ironman race


ORLANDO, Fla., November 7, 2013- Garry Welsh is going the distance for Lung Cancer Awareness Month by “Tri-ing For A Cure.” The 49-year-old businessman is leaving the boardroom behind to compete in his first Ironman triathlon in Arizona on November 17. He is dedicating this 140.6-mile triathlon in honor of his wife’s courageous battle with lung cancer. He has also set a goal to raise $60,000 for cancer research at Florida Hospital.

Breast Cancer Survivor Making a Difference through the Pink Army

Mon 11/04/2013

Amy Perry is using her voice to help women in Central Florida through Florida Hospital’s Pink Army

ORLANDO, Fla. November 4, 2013 – Amy Perry is a survivor and a fighter.  After battling breast cancer twice, she joined Florida Hospital’s Pink Army two years ago in hopes of making a difference in the community and spreading the word about early detection.

Orlando Magic Game dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness

Wed 10/09/2013

Join Florida Hospital’s Pink Army and the Orlando Magic for one special night dedicated to breast cancer awareness. Bring your family and friends to the Pink In the Paint (Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons) game on October 20th!

Purchase a ticket using the link below and the Orlando Magic will donate $5 to help support the Florida Hospital Breast Cancer Care Fund, which helps provide breast cancer screenings and treatment to women of Central Florida. Tickets start as low as $18.

Florida Hospital Named #1 in State by U.S. News & World Report

Wed 09/04/2013

Florida Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. Florida Hospital has also been named the No. 1 hospital in the state of Florida as well as the Orlando Metro Area. This year the hospital was honored to be recognized in eight specialties. 


VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Builds Lemonade Stand to Raise Money for Cancer Patients

Tue 07/30/2013

"One glass at a Time" -- the motto of 9-year-old Mark McHale. What started out as a school project became a way to support a cause that has affected Mark's family. You see, Mark’s dad is a cancer survivor and his aunt is currently battling breast cancer. So Mark decided to do something that would make a difference -- he built a lemonade stand to raise money for cancer patients at Florida Hospital Cancer Institute.

Florida Hospital Cancer Institute Earns ACR Accreditation

Tue 07/30/2013

Orlando, Florida — The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient’s pain.