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UFHPTI Announces Retirement of Executive Director

The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI), Jacksonville, today announced the retirement of Stuart Klein, MHA, executive director (right). He has led the development and operations of the innovative cancer treatment facility since 2005, managing a program that to date has treated more than 11,000 cancer patients from…

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…

Nutrition and Cancer Seminar July 27

On July 27, noon – 1 p.m. EST, Anamaria Yeung, M.D., Radiation Oncology Clinical Professor, will provide an informative Cancer Connections seminar on the crucial link between nutrition and cancer prevention, treatment and overall wellness. “Nutrition and Cancer: Fueling Your Fight” will feature the…

UF Radiation Oncology Announces the Promotion of Four Key Faculty Members

Paul Okunieff, MD, Professor and Chair of the UF Department of Radiation Oncology, is pleased to announce the promotion of four key faculty members, effective July 1, 2023. Maria Mamalui, PhD (right) has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Mamalui has been a member of the…

Dr. Raymond Mailhot Vega Receives the PTCOG61 2023 Young Investigator Award

A UF radiation oncology research team led by Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH has received the 2023 Particle Therapy Co-operative Group (PTCOG) Young Investigator Award. The award was given in recognition of the abstract “Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of hypofractionated consolidative radiotherapy for mediastinal Hodgkin lymphoma”, which was…

UF Health Cancer Center Receives NCI Designation

The designation signifies that the UF Health Cancer Center has met rigorous standards in its leading-edge cancer research programs, advanced scientific leadership, distinctive training programs and forward-thinking community outreach.

UF Radiation Oncology Research Highlighted at the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting June 2-6

Research conducted by UF Radiation Oncology teams will be presented at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting slated June 2-6 in Chicago and virtually. Radiation Oncology poster discussions and presentations will offer information on axillary surgery efficacy for patients with breast cancer receiving…

UF Research Team Creates Next Generation Oral Rehydration Solution

A research team led by Sadasivan Vidyasagar, MBBS, PhD, UF Radiation Oncology Professor, has created an Oral Rehydration Solution that increases electrolyte and fluid absorption in the presence of cholera toxin, decreases epithelial anion channel activity, and improves intestinal barrier function. This formulation by Dr. Vidyasagar (right) and his team…

Dr. Robert Zlotecki and Dr. Eric Brooks Honored at UF Spring Faculty Assemby

Robert A. Zlotecki, MD, PhD, UF Radiation Oncology Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, and Medical Director, Gainesville, FL, and Eric Brooks, MD, MHS, Clinical Assistant Professor, UF Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI), Jacksonville, FL, were honored during this year’s spring faculty assembly, which…

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