Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. Cancer Connections
Priya Gopalan, M.D., Ph.D. talks cancer genetics and immunotherapy treatment of lung cancer - 
*Wednesday the 18th at UF HealthStreet*

     At Cancer Connections, tomorrow (this Wednesday the 18th), Dr. Priya Gopalan will talk about the genetics of lung cancer, including how cancer forms and metastasizes, and also about immunotherapy to treat lung cancer, which is a very hot topic now.  She will discuss some of  the most common new immunotherapy drugs on the market, including Keytruda, Opdivo, and Yervoy.

Dr. Priya Gopalan's

UF HealthStreet's Location

In the News: Lung Disease News

Be sure to RSVP TODAY ! if you'll be partaking in lunch ($4 donation requested), otherwise please bring you own sack lunch so that there will be plenty for those with reservations. If you have already RSVPd, no need to do so again.

     Please do remember to arrive before noon, so that Dr. Gopalan will be able to start her presentation on time...........

     There will be beaded {breast cancer-focused} jewelry -pins, earrings, bracelets and necklaces- offered as a donation to Making Strides, via U.F. Health oncology nurse Brenda Sheptock.  Nothing over $8, so bring cash or your checkbook.  Brenda is a breast cancer survivor, walking in Making Strides this Saturday the 21st with her team, the UF Health Breast Warriors.

     If you would like to take the free shuttle to HealthStreet, call them at  294-4882 no later than tomorrow, the 17th.  The shuttle picks up at the Davis Cancer Center, the V.A., the U.F. Health cancer hospital, and at Hope Lodge, by reservation.

     Feel free to forward this to anyone who might be interested joining us. 

Hope to see you at HealthStreet on Wednesday!


Thank you, and have a great afternoon.

Donald - North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative Coordinator

Donald Greist, BS, CHES
Associate Planner | WellFlorida Council
1785 NW 80th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606
P: 352-313-6500 x115 | F: 352-313-6514

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Invitation to Post to the Cancer Resource Blog of North Central Florida

Greetings, Cancer Resource Blog Readers and Contributors.

I am extending a special invitation to everyone with resources, news, events, or special topics, to share with those in North Central Florida, to get involved in posting your contributions right here to The Cancer Resource Blog.

To post an item on The Cancer Resource Blog, please email me at ncfcancercontrol@gmail.com. Please feel free to call me at my office number below.

Thank you, for playing a vital role in all aspects of providing timely resources and information to those that may need it the most.


Donald – coordinator of North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC)
www.ncfcancercontrol.org | www.ncfcancercontrol.blogspot.com | www.cancerresourceguidencf.org 

Donald Greist, BS, CHES
Associate Planner | WellFlorida Council
1785 NW 80th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606
P: 352-313-6500 x115 | F: 352-313-6514
dgreist@wellflorida.org| www.WellFlorida.org

WellFlorida Council provides oversight and leadership for the NCFCCC.