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UF Health Initiatives Highlight Cancer Disparities Research During Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF department of radiation oncology highlighted ongoing health disparities research and hosted a collaborative and educational prostate cancer event for the Gainesville community. The Community-Partnered Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative One initiative involves the UF…

New Philips Ambition MR Scanner Unveiled at UF

Combining real-time MRI visualization with adaptive radiotherapy treatment planning and immediate delivery represents the next step in precision tailored cancer therapy, and these advanced high technology treatment techniques can be applied to both the definitive cure of primary tumors and also to the management of recurrent metastasis with ablative control…

Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, MD, MA, MBA Joins UF Radiation Oncology

UF Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce the addition of Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru (Lola), MD, MA, MBA to the UF Radiation Oncology Gainesville team. Dr. Oladeru earned her Bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology at Yale University. She then obtained her master’s degree in African studies…

Abstract by UF Radiation Oncology Asst. Professor Named 2020 Best of ASTRO

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Best of ASTRO Program Committee has selected an abstract by Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH (right), Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, as a 2020 Best of ASTRO abstract. The Best of ASTRO designation is given…

Women’s Cancer Wellness Symposium March 14

Dr. Natalie Lockney (left), Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, will join the UF Health Cancer Center Women’s Cancer Wellness Symposium at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Tea and refreshments will be served. The symposium, scheduled from 2 – 4 p.m., will feature  three presentations by…

Radiation Oncology Celebrates Eight Years of Intrabeam Technology

This fall marks the eighth anniversary of the use of Intrabeam technology for breast cancer patients treated under the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Program at UF Health’s Department of Radiation Oncology. Traditional radiation therapy targets the entire breast and can require daily treatments at a radiation center for as long as…

The Multidisciplinary Approach

Cancer treatment may vary depending upon the type of cancer, the stage of cancer, and the goal of treatment. Often, one or more treatment modalities may be used to provide the most complete treatment for the patient. Increasingly, it is common to use several treatment modalities concurrently (together) or…

Breast Cancer

The treatment of breast cancer may include surgery, radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy.  For localized breast cancer (that is, breast cancer that is confined to the breast and the regional lymph nodes located under the arm and sternum, and has not spread through the bloodstream to distant sites such as bone,…

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