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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 25

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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 patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. CANCER SURVIVOR ADVOCATING FOR PT Barry Hodge, a 72-year-old cancer survivor from Minehead in England, is starring in a new campaign to highlight the benefits of proton therapy. Barry was devastated to be told he had prostate cancer just after turning 70. One in eight UK men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives, making it the most common male cancer with 11,000 men dying each year from the disease. Doctors told the retired dad-of-one he would need to undergo external photon radiotherapy and hormone therapy in a bid to tackle the disease. But faced with a long list of side... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 24

170616 - Weekly Web Review - Week 24
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping patients of all ages and all parts of the world take back control of their life.   BRAIN CANCER BOY GETS SURPRISE FROM POLICE Jake Honig, a 7-year-old boy from New Jersey who has been fighting cancer since he was 2, has earned his own place in the Howell Townwhip police force, who surprised him with his own motorcycle and more. Jake has been battling Ewing sarcoma since he was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 2. He was treated with surgery, chemotherapy and proton therapy and completed treatment when he was 3 years old. He has been in remission since. He has long been fascinated with the police according to Howell Township Police Chief Andrew J.... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 23

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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 young cancer sufferers through their illness and giving hope to their families. BRAVE BOY UNDERGOES 10-HOUR SURGERY George Woodall, a 4-year-old from Redhill in England, was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer in November. He underwent a risky 10-hour operation last Thursday to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 22

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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 young patients lead a normal life during treatment and forget about cancer for just a minute.  YOUNG BRAIN TUMOR PATIENT NOW CANCER FREE Izabella Voelker, a 12-year-old battling a rare brain tumor, has celebrated a milestone in a very big way last week as she striked a gong as a symbol of the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 21

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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 offering new perspectives in life to patients fighting cancer throughout the world. PEDIATRIC BRAIN CANCER SURVIVOR Carson Hill, 11-year-old, was diagnosed after he started vomiting after each meal and began to lose weight over a months’ time: numerous tests and visits to the paediatrician and... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 20

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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 patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. MOM SET TO HEAD TO THE US FOR PROTON THERAPY Linda Halliday, a 33-year-old Scots mom-of-two with a very rare type of cancerous tumor in her spinal cord, is set to head to the US for life-saving treatment after her best friend and... Full article