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Colon Cancer Prevention & Awareness

Colorectal cancer, commonly known as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women each year in the United States.  In 2022, an estimated 52,580 people died from colon cancer. According to Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Community Health Assessment in 2019, Duval county’s…

Bladder Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment

Bladder cancer risk factors, warning signs, diagnosis and treatment Podcast – Audio Interview The following information was taken from an audio interview (above) with Mark Bandyk, M.D., a urologist with UF Health Jacksonville. What are the risk factors for bladder cancer? First and foremost, blood in…

The Complete Care Cancer Model

At UF Health Jacksonville, we are able to have the needs of the patient at heart and have put together a program complete care. When a patient is suspected to have a urological cancer, or has been diagnosed with urological cancer at an outside institution, they can come to UF Health Jacksonville and we provide all the services they need under one roof by one team.

FAQs about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, sometimes called colon cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. and one of the few easily preventable cancers. Most patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer will survive if it is found early enough through screening.

Can Breast Cancer Occur in Men?

Male breast cancer is a rare disease that forms in the breast tissue of men. It is often detected at a more advanced stage, primarily due to most men not being aware that breast cancer may also affect them.

Awareness is Power

Each year, UF Health Jacksonville staff and University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty collaborate in multiple ways to promote breast health and breast cancer awareness. UF Health Surgery – Jacksonville and…