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UF Health Radiation Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion


1535 Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32610-3008
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Phone Numbers

Appointment (352) 265-0287

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UF Health Radiation Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion provides a full range of radiation treatment services for almost all kinds of tumors at almost all body sites.

Our radiation oncology faculty and staff are key members of UF Health multidisciplinary treatment teams. State-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations, staging studies, multi-modality treatment and survivorship care, interactive tumor board conferences, and multidisciplinary clinic encounters are all coordinated to treat:

  • Cancers of the head and neck, including laryngeal- and voice-preserving treatment
  • Cancers of the skin, including melanoma, squamous, and basal cell cancers
  • Thoracic and lung cancers
  • Breast cancer, including breast-preserving and intra-operative procedures
  • Primary and metastatic gastrointestinal tract cancers, including esophagus, pancreas, rectal and anal cancer, with a focus on functional and sphincter preservation
  • Urinary tract cancers, including prostate and bladder cancer, with a focus on organ and functional preservation
  • Gynecological and cervix cancers, with inclusion of advanced brachytherapy technologies

Specialized equipment to detect and treat cancers early

New technology available at the Davis Cancer Pavilion delivers radiation to various parts of the body with tremendous accuracy and precision, enhancing short-course radiotherapy treatment programs such as in stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Further integration with surface imaging systems allows for real-time motion management, making radiotherapy delivery to exacting treatment sites, such as the breast and prostate gland, even safer and more effective.

Special radiation technologies:

  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Short course radiation therapy for prostate cancer combined with a next-generation hydrogel spacer
  • Use of an MR-only radiotherapy simulator (MRCAT) for treatment planning related to primary and metastatic tumors in the brain - the first to offer this technology in the United States
  • Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • High dose rate brachytherapy, including mammosite treatment
  • Total body irradiation for bone marrow transplantation
  • Total skin irradiation for cutaneous lymphoma
  • Systemic precision (targeted) radio ligand (conjugate) therapies for metastatic cancers of the prostate, GI neuroendocrine systems, and lymphoma (thyroid radio Iodine therapy)
  • Spheres radionuclide therapy for liver tumors
  • Intraoperative breast radiotherapy using IntraBeam Technology
  • Proton Beam Radiotherapy is available at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville, Florida

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For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Coffee

    Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.

  • Medical Records

    You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.

  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.

  • Social Services

    Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Caremail (Email Service)

    Friends and family can send messages to any UF Health patient through the CareMail service.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Dining Options

    Some cafeterias have all-day menus, while others have grab-and-go stations.

  • Virtual Care

    In some cases, UF Health offers telehealth care via a desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet.

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • Free Wifi

    Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.