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Proton Therapy Research: More About this New Cancer Treatment

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Co-workers surround JFRD lieutenant as he rings proton therapy victory bell.
January 28, 2019


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Local foundation gives Mother's Day gifts to moms with sick children
May 10, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A local foundation wants moms with sick children to enjoy their special day.

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall explains prostate cancer treatment and protons
September 27, 2016
First Coast News

Boy who traveled from England completes final treatment
May 24, 2016
Action News Jacksonville

Family travels nearly 4,300 miles to Jacksonville for cancer treatment
May 20, 2016
Action News Jacksonville

Lead Letter: Thanks for University of Florida's Proton Center
December 4, 2014
I would like to thank everyone at the University of Florida Proton Center in Jacksonville who was involved with my husband's care during the last two months. Thank you for giving Dan a few more walks on the beach, a few more visits with the grandkids. The Proton Center gave us hope and our best chance for a cure.

Families form special bond
November 26, 2014
On Thanksgiving Day, 7-year-old Oliver Crowson, his parents, three siblings and grandmother will be six hours away from their Marietta, Ga. home. ...They will celebrate blessings they did not appreciate quite so much three months ago.

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UF Health Proton Therapy Institute History

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Backgrounder

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Fact Sheet

UF Health Proton Therapy: How Proton Therapy Works

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Interesting Facts


A public meeting of the Board of Trustees of University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, Inc. ("UFPTI") will be held on June 16, 2021, at 3 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the following items and any other business that may come before the Board of Trustees: (i) Operating Reports (ii) Financial Reports (iii) Human Resources Update. All members of the public are invited to attend the meeting. Anyone who plans to attend is requested to advise of his or her intention to attend prior to the meeting.