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William Friedman

Historic breakthrough

Thirty years ago, an invention by Drs. Frank Bova and William A. Friedman transformed the treatment of brain tumors and other disorders for patients around the world.

Dr. Brian Hoh named chair of neurosurgery

Brian Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will lead the department of neurosurgery.

May 12: UF Brain Tumor Education Day

UF Brain Tumor Education Day will offer patients with brain tumors and caregivers the opportunity to learn about treatment options and resources available at UF Health.

Brain Cancer

Brain tumors, which are abnormal growths of cells within the brain, can be cancerous (malignant) and spread if not properly treated. More than 200,000 people in the U.S. receive the diagnosis of primary or metastatic brain tumor every year and, unfortunately, this number has been increasing. Gliomas, which represent a…