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Approaches to Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Jeopardy! Game show host Alex Trebek recently announced that his pancreatic cancer is in partial remission. In a new video, Dr. Robert A. Zlotecki, M.D., discusses approaches to treating the disease.

Medical Physics PhD Student Wins the Lawrence T. Fitzgerald Award

A PhD student in the UF Medical Physics Graduate Program received the prestigious 2019 Lawrence T. Fitzgerald Award at the Florida Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (FLAAPM) Annual Conference this spring. Karl Mund received the award in recognition of the best student presentation for his work entitled, “Robustness Evaluation of a…

Dr. Robert Amdur named Educator of the Year

Robert J. Amdur, M.D., Professor, Residency Program Director, and Rodney R. Million, M.D. Chairman’s Professorship in Radiation Therapy, has been recognized as an Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO).

Dr. Michael Rutenberg Receives the FEO Award

Michael Rutenberg, MD, PhD, an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and a UF Health Proton Therapy Institute  physician, has been selected to receive the Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) award for Fall, 2019. The FEO award supports faculty development activities, including educational experiences/conferences, work with consultants/experts, or activities in support of a new direction for scholarly…

Prostate Radiotherapy Patients Begin Receiving SpaceOAR Hydrogel at the Davis Cancer Pavilion

The Department of Radiation Oncology has begun administering SpaceOAR hydrogel in patients undergoing prostate radiotherapy at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion. SpaceOAR hydrogel is injected into place prior to the start of radiation treatment. Patients may be awake or asleep under general anesthesia for the procedure. It is minimally invasive and…

UF Professor Invited to the 2019 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in in Astana, Kazakhstan

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (shown left), Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been invited to participate in the 2019 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the International Agency for Research on Cancer…

Davis Cancer Center Completes Renovations

The UF Health Radiation Oncology – Davis Cancer Center, home to the Radiation Oncology team and the College of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology, announces the completion of its $1.5 million renovation project (new Reception area shown left). The improvements enhanced waiting, pathway and work areas as well as exam rooms, providing a better experience…

UF College of Medicine Ranked among Nation’s Best

The University of Florida College of Medicine made substantial gains in its primary care ranking while remaining the No. 1 overall medical school in Florida and again securing a place among the nation’s best medical schools in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of graduate schools. The College of Medicine is ranked No. 41…