North Florida’s first tomosynthesis machine provides peace of mind for UF&Shands patients

Published: April 26, 2012

Category: Breast Health Center, Cancer Center, Radiology

The mammograms every six months wore on Blair Trikardos. The anxiety, the waiting, finding time to squeeze visits to the doctor between work and everything else - only to hear the same thing every time. The doctor can feel the lump, there is something that shows up in the mammogram, but it's tough to see what it is, please come in every six months for the next two years so we can keep an eye on ... [More]

UF surgeon puts prostate cancer survivor back on the tennis court

Published: January 20, 2012

Category: Cancer Center, Community Health & Family Medicine, Surgery

My recovery took about 10 days after the procedure. I was surprised at how simple the entire process went. I'm back at work, playing tennis and I feel great. [More]

Woman avoids ovarian cancer thanks to her UF doctor

Published: January 5, 2012

Category: Cancer Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology

My mother died of ovarian cancer 11 years ago. Since ovarian cancer runs in families, Dr. Guy Benrubi has been following me for a very long time because there are no early symptoms to warn of ovarian cancer. Once you find it, it's really bad. [More]

Breast cancer survivor keeps an eye on lump and lives to tell her story

Published: December 16, 2011

Category: Breast Health Center, Cancer Center, Surgery

I'm 58 years old, and I've had a lump in my breast for many years. Every time I had a mammogram, I’d ask about the lump. They would tell me that it was nothing, but I noticed the lump kept getting bigger. [More]