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Davis Cancer Center Completes Renovations

The UF Health Radiation Oncology – Davis Cancer Center, home to the Radiation Oncology team and the College of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology, announces the completion of its $1.5 million renovation project (new Reception area shown left). The improvements enhanced waiting, pathway and work areas as well as exam…

Current Research

One of the great benefits of receiving cancer care at an academic health center is that our clinician-scientists participate in cutting-edge research. In addition to multi-institutional clinical trial groups, the Radiation Oncology Department is involved in in-house protocols (sets of instructions for treatment, or treatment plans) that are used at…

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…

Trading Places: A Nurse’s Experience with Stage 4 Mantle Cell Lymphoma

For 24 years, Joanna Hammond, R.N., mother of four, dedicated much of her life to nursing and serving others. From helping new families in the hospital welcome bundles of joy to nurturing her own children, Hammond always assumed the role of caregiver. But earlier this year, that shifted. Hammond…

Radiation Oncology Welcomes Assistant Professors

The Department of Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce the appointment of Drs. Mark Artz, Adam Holtzman, Natalie Lockney, and Ray Mailhot as Assistant Professors. “We are fortunate to have recruited these exceptional doctors to serve our patients, our department, and the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute,” said Dr.Paul…

UF College of Medicine Promotes Radiation Oncology Faculty

By Theresa Edwards Makrush Julie A. Bradley, MD; Bo Lu, PhD; and Roi Dagan, MD, MS, have been promoted to the rank of associate professor by the UF College of Medicine. “This is a very well-deserved promotion for all of them that reflects their distinction in clinical accomplishments, research and education,”…

Past Research Seminars

  Year Event Visiting Professor 2020 50th University of Florida Radiation Oncology Research Seminar Paul M. Harari, MD, FASTRO, Jack Fowler Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 2019 49th University of Florida Radiation Oncology Research Seminar David E. Wazer,  MD, director…

Upcoming: The 51st Annual Research Seminar

February 19-20, 2021 More information coming soon! The UF Radiation Oncology Research Seminar is an important venue that allows participants to define optimal treatment approaches, produce the best plans, employ first-rate techniques, provide healing experiences for our patients, assess outcomes, and develop new treatment approaches, providing invaluable information to faculty…

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