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Dr. Nancy Mendenhall to Give Grand Rounds Seminar Talk on Proton Therapy

September has been designated the Childhood Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the UFHCC Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series on cancer-related topics, Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Medical Director of the UF Health Proton…

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.  …

UF Radiation Oncology Faculty and Residents Published in Special Issue

Several faculty and residents from the Department of Radiation Oncology were published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics’s special issue on particle therapy. We are excited to have the following first authors contribute to the topic: Julie A. Bradley, MD, “Initial Report of a…

University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute Expansion

The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) has announced plans for a $39 million expansion. The expansion will include system upgrades and plans to increase the number of cancer patients and types of cancer UFHPTI is able to treat. UFHPTI has signed several agreements with the following groups:…

Hodgkin’s Disease and Other Types of Lymphoma

Hodgkin’s disease is a cancer arising from the lymph nodes. It is often found in older children and young adults. The main treatments for Hodgkin’s disease are radiation therapy and chemotherapy. If the disease is located in only one or two areas on one side of the diaphragm—that is, either…

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