Breast cancer treatment and research is a significant area of focus for us at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. For more than 10 years, our team of breast cancer specialists, including physicians, nurses, physicists, radiation therapists and dosimetrists, has cared for hundreds of people with breast cancer.
UF Health and UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Collaborate to Offer Patients World-Class Breast Cancer Care
For over a decade, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute has treated patients with proton therapy for breast cancer.
A year ago, Elaine Carter was faced with a decision. A regular screening mammogram led to a diagnosis of breast cancer in her left breast.
When she was diagnosed with high-risk breast cancer in 2017, Maureen “Moe” LaTour had an advantage. She had nearly 40 years of experience as a nurse.
An on-the-go military spouse and mom, Allison Kijek is used to keeping her options open. So when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017, she researched and got a second opinion.
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October, the University of Florida Radiation Oncology Breast team launched a website and app to help individuals assess their risk of developing breast cancer.
UF Health and the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Attend Community Events to Educate the Public About Breast Cancer Awareness
During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute actively participated in community events. Here are some of the highlights.