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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

This year, approximately 64,050 people were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the US, and of these, 4,800 were Florida residents. Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers, responsible for 3% of all cancer deaths in the U.S. In addition, a study published…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, and in 1999, efforts by The Prevent Cancer Foundation® led to the designation March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a UF Health MedEd Cast,  Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor…

MR-Guided Radiation Therapy

CT images have been the gold standard for radiation treatment planning for more than 20 years. CT has superior spatial resolution and accuracy and provides necessary anatomic information needed for radiation therapy planning and delivery. However, modern radiation therapy relies more and more on other image modalities in order to…

Technologies & Resources

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the UF Health Shands Hospital provides a full range of radiation treatment services for almost all kinds of tumors at almost all body sites. We employ state-of-the-art technologies in order to achieve best possible treatment outcomes. Our radiation…


U.S. News and World Report

Nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions.