Israeli Sheba Medical Center Investigator Visits Broward Health North Medical Center Florida

Jun 12, 2019 | Investigator Content, News, Simon, Zvi Content

Israeli Sheba Medical Center Investigator

A top gun oncologist from Sheba Medical Center Israel visits South Florida this week to share his expertise and announce his latest technology advances in cancer radiotherapy that will improve the treatment of prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers.

Professor Zvi Symon, Director of the Radiation Oncology Department at Sheba Medical Center, will do a road trip evangelizing and educating as to state-of-the-art Israeli oncology fighting technologies.  He will meet with Broward Health North Medical Center where he will debrief the radiation team of 21st Century Oncology who staff the center.

While in South Florida, Dr. Symon will discuss the following topics:

  • The use of PSMA PET imaging, which includes the unmasking of tiny cancer deposits, to improve the treatment of prostate cancer.
  • Treating prostate cancer using focal therapy, which treats only the tumor to preserve sexual function.
  • How to use radiation to make colon cancer respond to immunotherapy.
  • A new unique approach to pancreatic cancer pain called celiac axis radiosurgery, which is currently mid-trial at Sheba.

Lead Research/Investigator

Professor Zvi Simon 

About Sheba Medical Center

Born together with Israel in 1948, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East. Sheba is the only medical center in Israel that combines an acute care hospital and a rehabilitation hospital on one campus, and it is at the forefront of medical treatments, patient care, research and education. As a university teaching hospital affiliated with the Tel Aviv University Medical School, it welcomes people from all over the world indiscriminately. In 2019, Newsweek magazine named Sheba one of the top ten hospitals in the world. To learn more visit