Current Research

UF Radiation OncologyOne of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center is that our clinician-scientists participate in cutting-edge research. In addition to multi-institutional clinical trial groups, the Radiation Oncology Department is involved in in-house protocols (sets of instructions for treatment, or treatment plans) that are used at the University of Florida. Some involve only the Radiation Oncology Department; many others represent joint effort by two or more departments. Most of these protocols are considered “standard of care”, but some are investigational.

To learn more about clinical studies, visit our Clinical Studies pages. To browse our collection of published research by UF Radiation Oncologists, visit our NCBI bibliography.

Open UF Radiation Oncology  Outcome and Clinical Trials

Outcome Trials:

  • Every patient treated in Gainesville is able to participate in the RADTRAC outcomes tracking protocol. RADTRAC includes over 55,000 treatments dating to the 1960s.
  • Over 98% of all UFHPTI patients are approved to the Outcomes Tracking Protocol.

Selected Clinical Trials:

  • Heart Effects of Adjuvant Radiation Treatment (HEART)
  • Prospective Pilot Cohort Study of Tracking Circulating Tumor DNA in Women with Breast Cancer
    RadBank
  • BR07: RNI for Women with Breast Disease post-Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Prospective Observational Exploratory Clinical Study to Determine the Assay Cut-Off for RadTox
  • COMPPARE: Prospecitve Comparative Study of Outcomes with Proton and Photon RT in Prostate Cancer
  • RadOnc Contract Registry
  • Risk Adapted De-Intensification of Radio-Chemotherapy for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

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