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Radiation Oncology Professors Receive 2022 Exemplary Teacher Recognition

The UF Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Chair for Research Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.; and Assistant Professor Raymond B. Mailhot Vega, M.D., M.P.H. (below) have been recognized as Exemplary Teachers for 2021-2022 . Faculty…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, and in 1999, efforts by The Prevent Cancer Foundation® led to the designation March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a recent UF Health MedEd Cast,  Radiation Oncology Assistant…

Adult Cancer Survivorship Program Opens at UF Health Radiation Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion

Transitioning from Cancer Treatment Successful cancer treatments (radiation, chemotherapy and surgery) and the effects of disease often impact cancer patients long after their treatment is over, and may require lifelong follow-up care. Through clinical care, education, counseling, surveillance, and coordination of care, Cancer Survivorship programs utilize a personalized approach to…

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Treats 10,000th Patient

On February 23, a Jacksonville woman became the 10,000th person to complete proton therapy at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI). Dacia Starratt, a 47-year-old native of Jacksonville’s Oceanway neighborhood (shown right), had 32 daily treatments over a 6- to 7-week period for breast cancer. Proton therapy,…

Faculty Honored at 52nd Annual Radiation Oncology Research Seminar

The University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology conducted its 52nd annual Research Seminar February 18-19, 2022 at the Best Western Gateway Grand, Gainesville, Florida. For over 50 years, the seminar’s data-driven research has served as a foundation for innovation within the department and has improved outcomes…

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