Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is home to the most advanced cancer-center technology, including the Center for Proton Therapy and MRIdian® MRI-guided radiation therapy. These advanced technologies deliver precise doses to your cancer while sparing healthy tissue, which can improve results and reduce side effects.
Our team brings top-level training and expertise to each individual we treat. Our radiation department is accredited by the American College of Radiology, and all of the treatments are monitored by an experienced team of therapists and physicists. Moreover, every patient has his or her treatment plan reviewed by our physicians in a daily quality assurance meeting.
Learn more about our many advanced radiation therapies on our Treatments page.
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Proton therapy is a form of radiation treatment that delivers a precise dose of radiation to tumors while sparing surrounding healthy tissue. The result is a better option for treating some types of cancer while causing fewer harmful side effects.
New technology available at Orlando Health allows for more precise treatment of cancer tumors through real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during radiation therapy. This decreases radiation to healthy tissue and organs.
Advances in superconducting technology and nuclear engineering have made proton therapy a practical treatment for cancer patients today. Dr. Naren Ramakrishna, director of Neurologic and Pediatric Radiation Oncology, explains how proton therapy works and why it’s considered a superior alternative to conventional radiation.
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