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Professor Leads Global Prostate Cancer Initiatives in Florida and Africa

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (shown left), Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been appointed (non-paid appointment) by the Nigeria National Universities Commission to lead an initiative that will bridge Nigerian Academics to Academics in the Diaspora willing to contribute to the Nigerian University System in the…

Prostate Cancer and the Use of Proton Therapy

Randal H. Henderson, MD, MBA, UF Radiation Oncology Professor and Associate Medical Director, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, discusses the benefits of proton therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.  …

Randal Henderson Awarded National Cancer Institute Subcontract

Dr. Randal Henderson, a Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida (UF) and the Associate Medical Director at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, will be leading a collaborative project with DiaCarta, Inc., titled “RadTox: Measuring Radiation Toxicity using Circulating DNA.”…

Folakemi Odedina’s Keynote Address at IMPaCT 2016

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, Joint Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacy, spoke at the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program (IMPaCT 2016). Her keynote address titled “Science of Prostate Cancer Health Disparities: Progress, Challenges, and Future Direction” was highlighted on the Congressionally Directed Medical…

Dietmar W. Siemann Awarded National Cancer Institute Grant

Dr. Dietmar W. Siemann, a radiobiologist with the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for his project titled, “Hypoxia: Impact on Src Signaling and…

Word on Prostate Cancer

This video was produced by the University of Florida in partnership with the Alachua County area to spread the word about the importance of prostate health for black men regardless of ethnicity or country of birth. Hear from experts on prevention and early…

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