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Unique Team-Based Cancer Research Training Program Awarded NCI Grant

A new, team-based cancer research training program developed by Radiation Oncology faculty has been awarded an NIH/NCI Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Institutional Research Training Grant. Based on the premise that advances in fundamental understanding of cancer and its clinical management rarely occur in isolation, the Team-based Interdisciplinary Cancer…

Study of Innovative Cancer Radiation Response Blood Test Opens at UF

While radiation is required by 70 percent of cancer patients, there is currently no reliable methodology for determining its adverse effects during treatment. A clinical study at UF is aiming to change this. Blood specimens are being collected and analyzed from up to 500 patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer…

Radiation Oncology Teams Study Innovative Cancer Radiation Response Blood Test

Paul Okunieff, MD, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, and the University of Florida Health Cancer Center Radiation Oncology team will continue development of a radiation toxicity biomarker through a $2 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. The…

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