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Summer 2021

Philips Ambition 1.5 Tesla MR scanner

New Philips Ambition MR Scanner Unveiled at UF

On August 4, 2021, the department unveiled its new Philips Ambition 1.5 Tesla MR scanner as a first step in offering even more advanced treatment options for cancer patients. Combining real-time MRI visualization with adaptive radiotherapy treatment planning and immediate delivery represents the next step in precision tailored cancer therapy, and these advanced high technology treatment techniques can be applied to both the definitive cure of primary tumors and also to the management of recurrent metastasis with ablative control intent. READ MORE »

Radiation Oncology Launches New Linac 6

Elekta Linear Accelerator Welcomes First Patients at UF

UF Radiation Oncology celebrated a new addition to its state-of-the-art team this month: an Elekta Linear Accelerator focusing on greater accuracy and precision for our patients. READ MORE »

Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, MD, MA, MBA

Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, MD, MA, MBA Joins UF Radiation Oncology

We were pleased to announce the addition of Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, MD, MA, MBA to the UF Radiation Oncology Gainesville team this month. READ MORE »

UFHPTI Announces New Director of Physics

UFHPTI Names New Director of Physics

The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) announced the conclusion of its national search for a Director of Physics on June 14, 2021. Perry Johnson, Ph.D., who previously served as interim director, has been selected as permanent UFHPTI Director of Physics. READ MORE »

Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH

NIH Awards $430,000 to UF Radiation Oncology Team for Research Evaluating How to Improve Outcomes in Women with Breast Cancer Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Raymond Mailhot, MD, MPH and his team will examine survival in women with residual breast disease after chemotherapy to learn how to optimize radiotherapy delivery and improve outcomes for these patients. READ MORE »

Unique Team-Based Cancer Research Training Program Awarded NCI Grant

Unique Team-Based Cancer Research Training Program Receives NCI Grant

A new, team-based cancer research training program developed by Radiation Oncology faculty has been awarded an NIH/NCI Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Institutional Research Training Grant. READ MORE

Dr. Fantine Giap

Fantine Giap, MD Recognized with LEAD Resident Award

Fantine Giap, MD, a UF Radiation Oncology Resident, has received the April 2021 LEAD Resident Award, which recognizes a resident’s commitment to exemplary service, evident in their daily patient, peer, and interprofessional interactions. A resident award recipient is nominated by nurse colleagues. READ MORE »

American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant

UF Radiation Oncology Resident Receives ACRO Grant for Innovative Mobile App

Matthew Culbert, MD, a Second Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, was awarded a $1,000 American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant for the development of an an innovative patient-centered mobile application. READ MORE »

Follow UF Radiation Oncology on Twitter!

Follow us on Twitter!

Our department and residency program have joined Twitter! Follow us to find out about resident life, exciting research at @UFHealth, and information on #Match2022:

Proton Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer with Dr. Romaine Charles Nichols, Jr, MD

Proton Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Please join us for a free, virtual CME course presented by UFHPTI's Romaine Charles Nichols, Jr., M.D., Associate Professor, entitled "Proton Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer," on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 4  - 5 p.m. (EST).Learn more about this Zoom event and register here.

The 2022 Research Seminar

Save the Date: The 2022 Radiation Oncology Research Seminar 

Save the date! The Radiation Oncology Research Team is already planning next year's seminar, which is expected to take place February 18-19, 2022 at the Best Western Gateway Grand, Gainesville, Florida. Our 2022 Keynote Speaker will be Shannon MacDonald, MD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School. We hope to see you there!

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