Cancer Connections

About: UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Connections presents “COMPPARE Clinical Trial: Protons vs Photons to Treat Prostate Cancer,” a discussion led by Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., FACR, FASTRO, on the UF-led national ongoing prostate cancer clinical trial. Dr. Mendenhall will highlight the differences 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.

When: Feb. 17, 2021 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Add to Calendar
Register: Online via Zoom
Contact: Jodian Blake

Wilmot Botanical Gardens

About: Wilmot Botanical Gardens is a free, five-acre garden with accessible walkways and plenty of benches for relaxing. In addition, there is a therapeutic horticulture program housed in a greenhouse in the gardens. The program is available to those affected by cancer. It is a most worthwhile activity for the mind and spirit, and no experience is necessary! Caregivers are welcome. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the greenhouse that you can park in for free during the sessions. Call or email Leah Diehl for more information: or 352-294-5003.

Where: Wilmot Botanical Gardens Greenhouse
When: Call/email for current schedule