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Weekly Web Review – Week 49

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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 changing lives and giving hope all over the world.   Proton therapy to save teenager’s eyesight   17-year-old Matt Tomney, who had his left eye removed after contracting a rare type of tumor called optic glioma, has been given the go-ahead by the NHS to travel to Jacksonville, Florida to have proton beam therapy and save his other eye. Matt began to complain about headaches and not being able to see just before Christmas 2012. It was discovered that Matt had optic glioma, a benign tumor that began to grow as months went on, subsequently taking his sight in his left eye. A fund raising drive was launched in October to help his family travel with... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 48

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality has brought families closer and allowed them to gather for Thanksgiving.   Ruby receives her Brave Heart Award   5-year-old Ruby Hodgson has spent three years battling a recurring brain stem tumor. Her sheer determination an courage have earned her a Brave Heart Award. The little girl has been an inspiration to many and she joined 25 others at a special ceremony at St James’ Park in Newcastle, UK yesterday to receive her award along with cancer sufferers Rebecca Henderson, 8, Thomas Forster, 9, of Hartburn, and William Harland, 11. Each child, nominated from across the region, received a Brave Hearts crystal plinth and a gift in recognition of the... Full article

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Weekly Web Review – Week 47

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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 more patients all over the world and covering new clinical indications.   Fund set up to pay for 9-year-old's proton therapy   Liam Vollrath, who comes from Cox Green, England was diagnosed with a brain tumor in early October, after an optometrist noticed a swelling on his... Full article

Treatment for salivary cancer didn’t curb man’s passion for travel and food

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Stan Williams is hatching another trip with his wife. This time to New Orleans, Louisiana. Just three months ago, they had explored the gorgeous rainforests and beaches of Belize. And before that, they were strolling the neighborhoods of New York City. “Stephanie wants to go to the French Quarter,” Stan says. “And we’ll take a boat ride down the bayou. I really just like to taste the flavors of the city and back... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 46

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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 all over the world fight against aggressive cancer.   Help 10-year-old get cancer treatment in America   Mikey Wells, 10, has been fighting a brain tumor for nearly three years. His family is hoping to raise £10,000 so they can be with him when he goes to America for... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 45

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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 more and more families win cancer over.   Charlotte is back home after PT abroad Charlotte Watson, a 4-year-old girl from Stanley, UK is back home from seven weeks of pioneering cancer treatment in America funded by the NHS. After she was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in her right... Full article