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Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Radiotherapy

Recent developments in radiation oncology have made radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer more effective and easier on the body. In a recent “Hope and Healing” UF Health Blog, Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, MD, PhD, discusses the most up-to-date technologies available to…

ACRO Seed Grant Awarded to Radiation Oncology Resident Akash Parekh, MD

Akash Parekh, MD, a Third Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, has been chosen to receive an American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant. The ACRO Resident Committee chooses only four worthy projects to fund each year. Awardees must provide an interim report of their…

Dr. Dietmar Siemann to Give Grand Rounds Seminar Talk on Cancer Metastasis

Dietmar Siemann, PhD, Radiation Oncology Associate Chair, will present the UF Health Cancer Center Oncology Grand Rounds lecture “Cancer Metastasis: Issues and Challenges” on October 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. The lecture will take place in UF’s Communicore building, room C1-004. Dr. Siemann is Associate Director for Education and Training,…

UF Rises to No. 7 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

For the third year in a row, the University of Florida has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7. UF now has 28 programs nationally ranked in the top 30 in their disciplines, up from 20 two years ago. That includes…

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall to Give Grand Rounds Seminar Talk on Proton Therapy

September has been designated the Childhood Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the UFHCC Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series on cancer-related topics, Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Medical Director of the UF Health Proton…

Prostate Cancer and the Use of Proton Therapy

Randal H. Henderson, MD, MBA, UF Radiation Oncology Professor and Associate Medical Director, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, discusses the benefits of proton therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.  …

Research by Chief Resident Receives Top Honors from ASTRO’s ROI

A manuscript by UF Radiation Oncology Chief Resident Dr. James Bates (left), “Therapy-Related Cardiac Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors: An Analysis of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study,” has scored among the top three articles submitted for the ASTRO 2019 Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) Publication Award. The article will be recognized…

UF Health Shands Hospital Ranks among Nation’s Best in Seven Specialties

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released July 30. No other Florida hospital has more than seven adult specialties ranked in the nation’s top 50, up from six ranked specialties…

Becker’s Healthcare Lists UF Health Shands among 100 Top Hospitals

Becker’s Healthcare has selected UF Health Shands for inclusion in its 2019 edition of the “100 great hospitals in America.” The hospitals listed were recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction, according to Becker’s, a nationwide health care publication. “Our physicians and hospital…

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