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Elizabeth Grammel

UF College of Medicine Recognizes Dr. Lola Oladeru during Women in Medicine Month

The UF College of Medicine has recognized Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., as a trailblazer during Women in Medicine Month. “Being an immigrant and a woman in medicine has taught me the power of resilience — you really have to build a resilient mindset,” said…

Finding a Way Past Pancreatic Cancer with UF Radiation Oncology

When Karen Weatherman thought she was out of options in her fight against advanced pancreatic cancer, a treatment newly available at UF Health came to her rescue. On Oct. 6, Weatherman began getting treatment with a novel radiopharmaceutical agent, Lutathera, under the care of Robert Zlotecki, MD, PhD, UF Radiation…

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

If you are a man between the ages of 55 and 69, September is a good time to schedule a prostate screening, one that includes both a PSA blood test and prostate examination. Consider the numbers: Prostate cancer is the most common genitourinary cancer treated by a urologist and the…

UF Radiation Oncology Unveils New Technology to Tackle Difficult Cancers

UF Radiation Oncology celebrated the unveiling of its 1.5-Tesla MRI-guided linear accelerator, the Elekta Unity, on July 21. The Unity will welcome its first patients at the end of the month. “This technology provides more opportunities to improve our use of radiation therapy than we’ve ever had,” said Robert Zlotecki,…

Dr. Lola Oladeru Receives NIH/NMA Travel Award

Assistant Professor Lola Oladeru, MD, MA, MBA (right), an NIH/NMA Fellow, has been selected to receive a National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Medical Association (NMA) travel award. The award provides air travel, hotel accommodations, and meals to recipients, who are required to attend a two-day NIH Workshop on…

June is National Cancer Survivor Month

June is designated as National Cancer Survivor Month – with June 7 named National Cancer Survivors Day  – to help raise awareness about living as a cancer survivor. Several organizations offer free resources for survivors, their families, and caregivers. Among them, the American Association for Cancer Research…

Using Space Research to Help Cancer Patients

Nutrients are poorly absorbed in space, and Associate Professor Sadasivan Vidyasagar, MBBS, PhD explains how a combination of UF Radiation Oncology and space research is helping cancer patients. View the WCJB interview here.


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