Preserving Quality of Life During and After Treatment

Dr. Curtis Bryant, assistant professor, UF department of radiation oncology, was interviewed this month on First Coast Living, a midday talk show on WTLV Channel 12, Jacksonville’s NBC affiliate. During the wide-ranging discussion, he talked about the proton therapy benefit of preserving cancer patients’ quality of life during and after treatment. He also described the results of the large-scale prostate cancer study published last May and innovations in treatment such as SpaceOAR and shorter treatment regimens.

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The Precision Newsletter is an electronic-only publication that is distributed by email. Each issue is sent monthly to patients, alumni patients and friends of the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute. As the official newsletter of the Institute, the content is compiled and prepared by our communications representative and approved by the editor Stuart Klein, executive director of UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. Special bulletin newsletters may occasionally be prepared when timely topics and new developments in proton therapy occur. If you would like to send a Letter to the Editor, please click here.

 

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Knowing how you are feeling during and after treatment is essential to providing you the best care possible and contributes to the care of future patients.