Executive Director Message
Thank you to everyone who has called or emailed your elected representatives in Congress to speak up for proton therapy. While we will not know the outcome for several weeks, we know that we are doing everything possible to fight for patient access to proton therapy.
After Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer, What’s Next?
What do men who treated their prostate cancer with proton therapy do once they return home? They party.
Boy from Norway Returns for Victory Lap
Theodor Lonrusten Midttun of Norway was just 3 years old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Five years later, he received the “all clear.”
Patient Art Gallery Named in Honor of Karen L Cranford
Art gallery named in honor of Karen L Cranford.
Supporters Gather to Play Golf. Fight Cancer.®
Almost 98% of the patients treated at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute are treated on research protocols so it stands to reason that our annual fundraising golf tournament — Play Golf. Fight Cancer.® — would dedicate funds raised to research.
A Relaxing Option to Help Relieve Joint Pain - Yoga Therapy
“It takes away my pain,” said Rozina Behrooz, coordinator of Residency and Fellowship programs for the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. “I go every Monday evening. It’s rare for me to miss a class because it helps me so much. Why would I want to miss it?”
It’s not uncommon for patients who have completed their treatment program and are satisfied with their experience to say, I want to give back. What can I do to help others who have been diagnosed with cancer and are looking for information?
Treats and Costumes Mean Halloween Fun
Each year everyone, staff and patients alike, gets into the Halloween spirit, and 2019 was no exception. Pediatric patients and their siblings enjoy trick-or-treating in each department. The Institute’s staff and physicians wear costumes to the delight of patients young and old.