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University Of Florida Proton Therapy Institute Study Shows Prostate Cancer Success

University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

A new study finds that 99 percent of men treated at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute for prostate cancer are today living cancer free.

Dr. Nancy P. Mendenhall, lead author of the study and medical director of the UF Proton Therapy Institute joined Melissa Ross to discuss the study.

READ: The UF Proton Therapy Institute study "Five-Year Outcomes from 3 Prospective Trials of Image-Guided Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer"

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Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.