I Have Cancer. I Have Connections.

When you’re researching your options for cancer treatment, there’s no such thing as too much accurate information. All of us at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute encourage all patients to fully explore their cancer treatment options to find the one that’s right. 

Learning more about the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute is easy. Contact us today for more information, or to find out if you’re a candidate for proton therapy.

Use the links below to learn more about treating cancer with proton therapy.

The International Journal of Particle Therapy - The official journal of the Particle Therapy Co-operative Group and preferred venue for disseminating the most up-to-date information on the clinical, physical, and biological research in proton, light-ion, and heavy charged-particle therapy.

The National Association for Proton Therapy
Provides a thorough overview of proton therapy from an independent, not-for-profit public source.

OncoLink

Provides comprehensive information on cancer treatments, cancer research advances, continuing medical education, and more.

National Cancer Institute
The U.S. National Institute of Health's cancer research page.

Particles
The newsletter of the Particle Therapy Co-operative Group.

University of Florida Shands Cancer Center
Comprehensive information on cancer research, diagnosis, therapy, control and education.

University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology
Cancer information for UF's staff, students and patients - as well as the public.

National Cancer Institute - Head and Neck Cancer Homepage
Cancer information from the U.S. National Institutes of Health regarding treatment, screenings, trials, prevention, and more.

Oral Cancer Facts - Facts about the treatment, diagnosis, prevention and statistics regarding Oral Cancer.

MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine - Health news, including information about drugs, and a comprehensive medical encyclopedia and dictionary.

Chordoma Foundation

Brain Tumor Society - The latest information for the entire brain tumor community, from newly diagnosed patients, to survivors, families and healthcare professionals.

Recommended Reading

You Can Beat Prostate Cancer
A prostate cancer survivor and founder of an international prostate cancer support group describes how he researched treatment options, evaluated the pros and cons of each and decided on proton therapy.

Protons versus Prostate Cancer Exposed
A first-person account of being treated for prostate cancer at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute.

Faith and Proton Therapy vs. Prostate Cancer by J.P. Morgan, D. Min.
A first-person account of a former prostate cancer patient treated at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute.

Don't Fear the Big Dogs
A former Proton Therapy patient and prostate cancer survivor tells his story.