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Winter 2013

Paul Okunieff, M.D

From the director’s desk

For nearly 50 years, the UF department of radiation oncology has blazed a trail … we highlight the role this crucial department has played in the evolution of cancer care and research at UF and in the nation.

Targeting metastatic disease

UF oncologists are using a sophisticated medical device to treat patients who have recent diagnoses of metastatic cancer, called VERO.

The trailblazers: Pioneers of radiation oncology

UF’s radiation oncology department has been leading the way in research, care, education and technology for almost five decades.