UCFPD Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Cruiser

UCFPD Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Cruiser

The UCF Police Department is going pink for October in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each day this month, UCFPD will feature a photo of members of the UCF and local communities with the department’s pink cruiser. Members of the public are invited to take photos with the car and share them on […]

UCF Technology for Killing Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Discovered, Licensed

A UCF College of Medicine cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy’s path to clinical trials. Metastatic cancer cells that spread from the original tumor to the brain, lungs and bones are the leading cause of […]

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 […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.