COMPPARE Online Discussion for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers Feb. 17

Cancer Connections Talk Feb 17On February 17, 2021, Cancer Connections, a UF Monthly Educational & Networking Meeting, will present “COMPPARE Clinical Trial: Protons vs Photons to Treat Prostate Cancer” from noon to 1 pm (EST).

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., FACR, FASTRO, COMPPARE Principal Investigator, will discuss the UF-led national ongoing prostate cancer clinical trial. Dr. Mendenhall will highlight the differences between between proton and conventional photon radiation therapy, and also share the steps and challenges in designing and conducting a prospective clinical trial.

Cancer Connections brings together cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and cancer health care professionals who treat or provide a service to those affected by cancer. Attendees gain a deeper awareness of current research, treatment options and health care services available for cancer care.

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