Norwegian family revisits Jacksonville, 5 years after UF Health Proton Therapy Institute saved son’s life

Theodor, then 3, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, underwent multiple surgeries in Norway and had a 50-50 chance of survival, his father said. Doctors recommended treatment 4,500 miles away at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, which uses a targeted form of radiation therapy. Now the family, and a thriving 8-year-old Theodor, is playing tourist in Florida. Read Article

September 30th, 2019|

Governor Ron DeSantis and Spider Man Visit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital – Governor Ron Desantis and First Lady Casey Desantis took time away from Tallahassee to visit Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital.  Spiderman, who also came along with the Governor and First Lady helped distribute comic books to the children. They also thanked the nurses and physicians of Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital for their life-saving work they take on each day.

July 31st, 2019|