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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 is freeing more and more patients from their deadly disease and giving hope to families from all over the world.   Five-year-old boy free of cancer 5-year-old Ashya King, who was at the center of an international manhunt after his parents removed him from a UK hospital without doctors’ consent, has been given the all clear from cancer. Ashya’s parents claim his life was saved in a “miracle” recovery because he was given treatment in the Czech Republic that was not available for him in Britain on the NHS. They describe the news as incredible. « If we had left Ashya with the NHS in Britain, he would not be with us today. He was too weak and would not have... 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 is helping to take care of more and more children with life-threatening diseases and giving hope to many families from around the world.   Brave 9-year-old facing new cancer fight   Brave Alex Novakovic, a 9-year-old boy who received life saving cancer treatment, is facing a second fight against the disease as doctors found new tumors on his lungs and skull. In 2013, Alex Novakovic flew to Boston for proton beam therapy to treat a deadly tumor in his brain. Now, the youngster faces a fresh battle after cancer was found in his lungs and skull. Alex’s uncle said : “Alex hurt his chest while he was playing with his sister and we took him to the doctors. An... Full article

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Moving on from prostate cancer

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After Ben Smith was “fired” by his urologist 10 years ago for declining to undergo a radical prostatectomy to treat his prostate cancer, Smith fired up his computer and got to work. “I started doing Internet research and looking at every available therapy at the time, even cryotherapy,” the 62-year-old Cocoa Beach, Florida, resident says. “All of the treatments had pretty good efficacy. But then, they would... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 11

Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is improving life and giving hope for a better future to many patients all around the world.   Toddler fighting rare form of cancer 18-month-old Isla-Grace from Leeds, UK is taking her fight with a rare form of cancer. She was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in September, after her parents noticed a swelling on the side of her neck.    This type of cancer is rather rare and impacts less than 30 people in the UK every year. Since her diagnosis,... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 10

Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is saving lives around the world and giving hope to young people facing their disease.     Back home after 10 weeks of PT in the US                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 9

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is giving hope to young people and raising awareness and generosity all around the world.       2-year-old jetting to America for treatment     February 25th, 2015 – Today, two-year-old Freya Bevan has jetted off with her family to America to get life-saving proton therapy cancer... Full article