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Informed Cancer Patients: Housing

Consumer Information, Local Resources, Forms

Dept. of Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

P.O. Box 100265            Gainesville, FL 32610

Phone: 352.273.9000, or, 1.800.633.2122 x 39000

Fax: 352.392.8413



Shands & UF Hospital operator: 352.265.0111


Preston A. Wells, Jr., Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

Surgical Therapy

Medical Therapy


Computer Guided Neurosurgery

Stereotactic Brain Biopsy



Housing for Cancer Patients

Hope Lodge, Gainesville: 352.338.0601

  • Free lodging for cancer patients during treatments only. 
  • Must take a tour of Lodge before registering to stay. 
  • Offers some wigs and items for cancer patients.

Joe's House 877.563.7468

  • Discounted housing primarily for cancer patients

Ronald McDonald House of Gainesville: 352.374.4404

  • Housing for child patients and their parents.  Referral must be made by Shands Hospital admission staff. 


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