Mammogram Bus Coming to Main Campus

Mammogram Bus Coming to Main Campus

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is everything. To assist UCF employees in getting this life-saving screening, UCF Health has partnered with Women’s Center for Radiology to offer mammogram and ultrasound services right on campus.  On March 21, Women’s Center for Radiology will park its mobile unit outside the Rec & Wellness Center […]

Get Your Screening Mammogram...Without Giving Up Your Parking Spot

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. In fact, 1 in 8 (12 percent) of women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society recommends a yearly mammogram starting at age 40 and continuing for as long as a woman […]

10,000 to 'Race for the Cure' Sunday at UCF

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure returns to UCF at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Organizers expect about 10,000 participants, and the event goal is to raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. Please be aware of road closures and parking areas that will be inaccessible during the walk. Starting […]

DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]