Press Release: Ackerman Cancer Foundation and Silver Airways come together to empower cancer patients and their families.
Ackerman Cancer Foundation and Silver Airways unite to empower cancer patients and their families. Jacksonville, FL- Ackerman Cancer Foundation, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in our […]
Dr. Scot Ackerman Joins WJXT to Discuss Current Shortages in Cancer Medications
Dr. Scot Ackerman joined the WJXT Team yesterday to discuss the current shortage of cancer medications, Cisplatin and Carboplatin, and how this shortage is affecting cancer patients and their treatment. […]
Proton Therapy in Prostate Cancer Compared to Conventional Photon (x-ray) Therapy – The COMPPARE study
Radiation therapy offers promising results for prostate cancer. Now, there is a large multi-institutional clinical trial comparing traditional radiation therapy and proton beam therapy. Click to read more about the COMPPARE Study.
Modifications, Adaptations and Variations in Breast Cancer Radiation Treatments – one size certainly does not fit all
Dr. Jyoti, as well as all of our other providers at Ackerman Cancer Center, believe in individualized treatment plans. In this article, she explains new research on shorter courses of radiation treatment versus longer courses of treatment, and why there can't be a one-size-fits-all approach.
As we come to the end of heart health month, Dr. Jyoti discusses the benefits of using proton therapy to treat breast cancer because of its ability to precisely target the tumor site with virtually no radiation affecting the heart and lungs.