Physicians with UF Health Radiation Oncology specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors (cancer) and certain benign disorders. They provide patient consultations at UF Health Jacksonville as well as the outpatient offices at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute.
The department's board-certified radiation oncologists are actively involved in clinical research directed at improving the knowledge and therapy of cancer services.
The faculty work closely with other University of Florida physicians from various disciplines at UF Health Jacksonville, including surgery, radiology, pathology, pulmonology and medical oncology, as well as health professionals in the Infusion Center, Breast Center and other multidisciplinary clinics.
Proton therapy has shown success in the treatment of a variety of cancers. These include:
Please visit the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute site for frequently asked questions about proton therapy.
Conventional radiation therapy
In addition to proton therapy, the department has two state-of-the-art linear accelerators that provide:
The department also offers a wide range of brachytherapy treatment options.