Dr. Rutenberg Leads CME Course in May

Dr. Michael RutenbergAs a leader in proton therapy and the first proton therapy facility in the Southeast U.S., The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute seeks to share its expertise and knowledge garnered through cutting-edge research with the medical community.

On May 12, Dr. Michael Rutenberg delivered a free continuing education session titled, Proton Radiotherapy for Central Nervous System Tumors. Dr. Rutenberg has led the way in creating new standards of care in radiation oncology and shared his experience and knowledge with participants. CME participants also learned about the ways proton therapy is making a difference today in patient outcomes.

Dr. Rutenberg specializes in the care of patients with malignancies of the gastrointestinal and central nervous systems and sarcomas. He leads the reirradiation program at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, utilizing proton therapy for patients previously treated with radiotherapy. His research interests include esophageal and liver cancers, sarcoma, brain and spine malignancies.

Keep an eye out to sign up for the next free continuing education event on August 17th when Dr. Nichols discusses the power of proton therapy for lung cancer.

About This Newsletter

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.


Keep In Touch

It is easy to stay in touch with us online at floridaproton.org . Look at the top right corner of the homepage for Facebook , Twitter and YouTube icons, click and join us in the social media conversation. Also on the right side of the homepage there is a button for VTOC Patient Portal . Click here to open your secure account, view your records, complete clinical trial questionnaires and communicate with your nurse case manager.


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.