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Patients from 49 states and 15 countries have traveled to Jacksonville for the life-saving benefits of proton therapy. Proton therapy treats prostate cancer, lung cancer, brain cancer, pancreatic cancer, head and neck cancer and pediatric cancer with a low risk of side effects.

Proton therapy for prostate cancer and other cancers is covered by most insurance providers and Medicare, making the most advanced cancer treatment an accessible option for many patients.

In addition to being highly effective, proton therapy has a low risk of adverse effects. In fact, many patients continue with their daily routines while undergoing treatment.

University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute Entrance
Less risk of side effects.More Successful Outcomes.

World-class cancer treatment provided in a warm, caring environment – right here in Jacksonville.

For Jacksonville patients facing prostate cancer, lung cancer, brain cancer, pancreatic cancer, head and neck cancer or pediatric cancer, the most advanced treatment option is the one that’s closest to home. Since 2006, The University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute has been bringing the life-saving benefits of proton therapy cancer treatment to patients throughout Jacksonville – as well as patients from 49 states and 15 countries.

Proton Therapy delivers:

  • Higher doses of precise radiation to the tumor site, for better outcomes and a lower risk of side effects
  • Better quality of life for patients undergoing cancer treatment
  • Less damage to healthy tissues surrounding the cancer

More than 98% of University of Florida Proton Therapy patients say they would "definitely recommend" our treatment to others. Learn more about the unparalleled benefits of proton therapy, and see why.