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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…

Catherine Mercado Is Named a 2019 College of Medicine Outstanding Resident Educator

Catherine Mercado, M.D. (shown left), was named a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Resident Educator Award on February 22, 2019. This award recognizes Dr. Mercado’s excellence in teaching colleagues and medical students. Designated by program directors, and sponsored by the Society of Teaching Scholars, the Outstanding Resident Educator Awards will…

Women’s Cancer Wellness Symposium March 14

Dr. Natalie Lockney (left), Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, will join the UF Health Cancer Center Women’s Cancer Wellness Symposium at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Tea and refreshments will be served. The symposium, scheduled from 2 – 4 p.m., will feature  three presentations by…

Image Guidance and Motion Management

A typical course of radiation therapy lasts 5-7 weeks with daily treatment and it is paramount that the patient positioning be reproduced on a daily basis so that the tumor can accurately be targeted. AlignRT® Advance system All linear accelerators (LINACs) at the UF Department of Radiation Oncology are…

Technologies & Resources

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the UF Health Shands Hospital provides a full range of radiation treatment services for almost all kinds of tumors at almost all body sites. We employ state-of-the-art technologies in order to achieve best possible treatment outcomes. Our radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and dosimetrists work…

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