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Prostate Cancer

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…

Systemic Radioisotope Therapy

PLUVICTO™ (lutetium Lu 177 vipivotide tetraxetan)* PLUVICTO is radiopharmaceutical used to treat adults with advanced prostate cancer that is prostate-specific membrane antigen­–­positive (PSMA-positive), metastatic and castration-resistant (mCRPC). PSMA-positive prostate cancers can be detected by a special PET scan. PLUVICTO is a treatment option for…

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…

Short Course Radiation Therapy Now Offered, Cutting Treatment Time in Half

Robert Zlotecki, MD, PhD, UF Radiation Oncology Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, and Medical Director, and Assistant Professor Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD, are now offering a four-week short course radiation therapy regimen at the UF Davis Cancer Pavilion for patients with low to favorable…

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…

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