The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute earned the designation as a Center of Excellence for SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel. The award was presented by device maker Boston Scientific in recognition of the superior expertise and experience in placing the SpaceOAR Hydrogel.
Join us for a multidisciplinary panel discussion on the topic of Complex Cases in Breast Cancer. Breast cancer is often treated with multiple modalities, including surgery, radiation therapy and systemic therapy.
In 2017, a research team led by Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., medical director of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, was awarded a five-year, $11.9 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to directly compare the potential benefits and harms of proton therapy to standard radiation therapy when treating prostate cancer.
It’s the award-winning app that was built just for our pediatric patients. ProtonU is interactive, educational and fun! Parents and caregivers can help their children become familiar with the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute.
A finger tap coaxes a gentle sound from the dimpled surface of a flying saucer-shaped instrument made of hand-hammered sheet metal. The vibration from the musical instrument, called the handpan, moves and resonates through The Players Lobby at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute.
The holiday season is a time for giving and receiving. We are so grateful for the generous outpouring of support from staff, community organizations and individuals.