Survivor Spotlight: Carlotta Cooley

Carlotta Cooley was diagnosed in 2008 with esthesioneuroblastoma, a rare cancerous tumor that occurs in the sinuses. Her surgeon told her that proton therapy was the only way to have radiation that would give her the best chance for cure and save her vision. She said the warmth and caring of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute staff and other patients helped put her at ease and able to cope during treatment. Hear more of Carlotta’s story in this video.

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The Precision Newsletter is an electronic-only publication that is distributed by email. Each issue is sent monthly to patients, alumni patients and friends of the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute. As the official newsletter of the Institute, the content is compiled and prepared by our communications representative and approved by the editor Stuart Klein, executive director of UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. Special bulletin newsletters may occasionally be prepared when timely topics and new developments in proton therapy occur. If you would like to send a Letter to the Editor, please click here.


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