SFPTI introduces the newest weapon in the fight against cancer

January 2, 2019

Dr. Tim Williams, Medical Director of SFPTI, appeared on the South Florida Sunday radio show on December 30 to discuss the newest advancements in cancer care. The discussion focused on pr

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