Laura C. Dickerson, MD

Laura  C. Dickerson, MD

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Her research interests during her fellowship included osteonecrosis of the jaw in cancer patients treated with zoledronic acid and/or pamidronate as well as venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in neurosurgical patients.

Dr. Dickerson maintains a broad practice encompassing medical oncology, benign and malignant hematology. She has special interests in breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer and thromboembolic disease. She is an active member of the Cancer Team at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Dickerson is an investigator in multiple clinical research trials. She joined Gainesville Hematology and Oncology Assoc. in 2007, prior to the practice merging with Florida Cancer Specialists in 2010.

Dr. Dickerson talks about her life experiences which allow her to understand cancer from the viewpoint of a caregiver as well as a physician.

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Education

Undergraduate School

University of California at Berkeley in Civil Engineering

Medical School

Wake Forest University

Internship and Residency

University of Florida

Fellowship

Medical Oncology and Hematology Fellowship at University of Florida

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Board Certified

Medical Oncology

Hematology

Internal Medicine

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Awards & Recognition

Internal Medicine Excellence Award in Ambulatory Care

Fellows Grant Program Award from the American Society of Hematology

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Memberships

Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Oncology

Member of the American Board of Hematology

Member of the ASCO and the American Society of Hematology

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In the news

Florida Cancer Specialists - Dr. Laura Dickerson - Breast Cancer Prevention - WCJB TV20

Dr. Laura Dickerson – Florida Cancer Specialists – WCJB (ABC) – Gainesville – Oct 2014