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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 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).

Dr. Michael Rutenberg Receives the FEO Award

Michael Rutenberg, MD, PhD, an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and a UF Health Proton Therapy Institute  physician, has been selected to receive the Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) award for Fall, 2019. The FEO award supports faculty development activities, including educational experiences/conferences, work with consultants/experts, or activities in support of…

UF Professor Invited to the 2019 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in in Astana, Kazakhstan

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (shown left), Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been invited to participate in the 2019 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the International…

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…

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