The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute located on the campus of UF Health Jacksonville is a state-of-the-art radiation oncology facility offering proton therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and conventional IMRT radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer.
Currently, UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is one of only several proton therapy facilities operating in the nation, and the only proton therapy facility in the Southeast U.S.
Since opening in August 2006, it has earned the distinction of being among the top 10 proton therapy treatment centers in the world, and the pediatric proton therapy program is one of the most active. The facility treats an average of 110 proton therapy patients daily and a total of 150 radiation oncology patients daily.
- Proton therapy offers patients a way to treat tumors with an optimal dose of radiation that provides the best chance for cure with reduced risk of treatment side effects.
- Types of cancer currently being treated include cancers of the eye, head and neck, pancreas, pituitary, prostate, breast, lung, central nervous system, base of skull as well as sarcoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and cancer in children.
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, please contact 904-588-1800.
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