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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…

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…

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 Celebrates Eight Years of Intrabeam Technology

This fall marks the eighth anniversary of the use of Intrabeam technology for breast cancer patients treated under the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Program at UF Health’s Department of Radiation Oncology. Traditional radiation therapy targets the entire breast and can require daily treatments at a radiation center for as long as…

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