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Proton Therapy Research: More About this New Cancer Treatment. The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute provides more than a chance to give patients the best in cancer treatment; it's also a unique opportunity to advance the field of cancer therapeutics through clinical research. Since proton therapy is relatively new, awareness of this cancer treatment is still building. The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is dedicated to promoting its many benefits, and increasing its availability.

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Local foundation gives Mother's Day gifts to moms with sick children
May 10, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A local foundation wants moms with sick children to enjoy their special day.

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall explains prostate cancer treatment and protons
September 27, 2016
First Coast News firstcoastnews.com

Boy who traveled from England completes final treatment
May 24, 2016
Action News Jacksonville actionnewsjax.com

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Due to the approach of Hurricane Dorian, the UFHPTI board of trustees meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 4th is postponed to a date to be determined.

A public meeting of the Board of Trustees of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Inc. ("FPTI") will be held on Wednesday, September 4, from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. at UFHPTI located at 2015 North Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206 to discuss the following items and any other business that may come before the Board of Trustees: (i) Operating Reports (ii) Financial Reports (iii) Human Resources Update. All members of the public are invited to attend the meeting. Anyone who plans to attend is requested to advise jespitzer@floridaproton.org of his or her intention to attend prior to the meeting.