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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 16

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges.  COMPLETING PT WITH SUPRISES Hudson Brown, a 5-year-old from Michigan in the US who was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, has just celebrated the completion of his 30 proton therapy treatments and was treated to a surprise "Transformers" party.  Hudson was diagnosed after suffering from severe headaches that made him scream in pain. His parents rushed him to the emergency room and scans revealed that a large tumor called medulloblastoma had developed in the back of his brain and on top of his brain stem. “One day, my 5-year-old is going to pre-K, and the next day his whole world is turned upside... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 15

180413 - Weekly Web Review - Week 15
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping patients with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges.  COMPLETING PT FOR RARE CANCER When Tracy Clifford, 58-year-old, was diagnosed with chordoma, he had no idea of the 2,400 mile journey he'd be undertaking on his way to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, for proton therapy. Tracy was diagnosed with cancer after he visited his doctor for tailbone pain. An MRI showed abaseball-sized tumor on the base of his spine attached to his sacrum, and a subsequent biopsy confirmed he had a rare form of bone cancer called sacral chordoma. Tracy and his wife Karin immediately sought information and opinions. They learned that surgery was the most common treatment... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 14

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is giving hope in the future to patients struggling with cancer.  RAISING FUNDS FOR BOY’S OVERSEAS TREATMENT Harry Addy, a 7-year-old boy from the UK suffering from a spinal cord tumor, needs specialist proton therapy overseas. As the treatment is not available on the NHS, his family are desperately... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 13

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges. CHILD FIGHTING BRAIN TUMOR AS STORMTROOPER Evan Cornett, a 2nd grader suffering from a brain tumor, is one of the first to benefit from the efforts of Hannah Heimos, a child life specialist who created a program painting radiation masks... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 12

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer fight against their life-threatening disease.  RAISING FUNDS FOR BODIE Bodie McNulty, a 2-year-old girl who needs proton therapy for her brain tumor, has been refused funding by the NHS. Her parents have launched a desperate appeal to fund the potentially life-saving treatment.... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 11

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping youngsters with life-threatening tumors fight for their future. CELEBRATING BRAVE ELSA’S BIRTHDAY Elsa McBurney, a young girl from the UK who was diagnosed with spinal cancer last year, just celebrated her 8th birthday at a huge party with her local community on Sunday. It has been a... Full article