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Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Radiotherapy

Recent developments in radiation oncology have made radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer more effective and easier on the body. In a recent “Hope and Healing” UF Health Blog, Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, MD, PhD, discusses the most up-to-date technologies available to…

ACRO Seed Grant Awarded to Radiation Oncology Resident Akash Parekh, MD

Akash Parekh, MD, a Third Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, has been chosen to receive an American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant. The ACRO Resident Committee chooses only four worthy projects to fund each year. Awardees must provide an interim report of their…

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 Oncologists to Present Latest Research at the 2019 ASTRO Meeting

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 61st Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 15-18, 2019. The theme of this year’s event is “Innovate, Collaborate: Transform.” The meeting is expected to be attended by some 11,000 international radiation oncologists, medical physicists,…

Longtime Radiation Oncology Staff Member Retires

MerryMac Watson, Radiation Oncology Event Coordinator since 2005, officially retired June 7, 2019. MerryMac (shown left with department chair Paul Okunieff, MD) was hired in June 2005 and her responsibilities included the coordination of various events as well as office moves/renovations for the department space. Deeply involved in the UF,…

Approaches to Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Jeopardy! Game show host Alex Trebek recently announced that his pancreatic cancer is in partial remission. In a new video, Dr. Robert A. Zlotecki, M.D., discusses approaches to treating the disease.

Dr. Robert Amdur named Educator of the Year

Robert J. Amdur, M.D., Professor, Residency Program Director, and Rodney R. Million, M.D. Chairman’s Professorship in Radiation Therapy, has been recognized as an Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO).

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