Meet Our Partners

University of Florida

Moffit Cancer Center

College of Central Florida

University of Florida:

Areas of Cancer Research:

  • Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Brain Tumor Research & Clinical Trial
  • Children’s Brain Tumors


  • Ocala Royal Dames for Cancer Research and Education
  • The Jean Nelson Ocala Royal Dames Pediatric Cancer Fund

Lee Moffitt Cancer Center:

Areas of Cancer Research:

  • Brain Cancer
  • Melanoma Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer


  • Howard Edward Curtis / Ocala Royal Dames Fund for Thoracic Oncology

College of Central Florida:

On the local level, Ocala Royal Dames’ partners with College of Central Florida in the following ways:


Scholarship for Nursing and Science Students Administered by College of Central Florida:

  • The Ocala Royal Dames for Cancer Research Endowed Scholarship
  • The Ocala Royal Dames Endowed Chair for Cancer-Related Education Resources

Education in Partnership with College of Central Florida:

  • Shop Talk – Breast and Prostate Cancer Prevention Programs
  • Library Resources – Provides resourses at the College library for the study of cancer treatment, causes and prevention, which is open to the students and public.
  • Annual Cancer Seminar –  For the studentsa nd the public at College of Center Florida.