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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 19

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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 children from all over the world fight against cancer. YOUNG WOMAN TELLS HER BRAIN TUMOR BATTLE Rebecca Duff, a 21-year-old woman from the UK, vowed to keep fighting after being diagnosed with a rare brain tumor so big it has spread to her spine After suffering from chronic neck pain for nearly three years, Rebecca was finally diagnosed with a grade II ependymoma brain tumor, which can cause headaches, sickness, personality changes and vision and balance problems. She said it was a “relief” to find out what was wrong. She underwent more than 12 hours of surgery to remove it. “My surgeon couldn’t believe I was still walking when they... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 18

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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 to patients in the middle of their fight against cancer. ALFIE SET FOR BRAIN TUMOR TREATMENT IN THE US Five-year-old Alfie Smith from the UK needs to go to America for treatment for his rare brain tumor, and his family are asking for help. Little Alfie first experienced a swollen eye at Christmas in 2014. As it still hadn’t healed in February, his mom Tina took him to the doctors and experienced every mom’s worst nightmare when she was told that her son had a brain tumor called meningioma, which is very rare in children. Since then, Alfie has had several operations and now needs one final operation before he flies out to America for proton... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 17

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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 teenagers a new shot at life and allowing them to make future projects. RARE CANCER MISTAKEN FOR MOSQUITO BITE Matthey Kirk, an 11-year-old boy from Worcestershire, England was shocked when he found out that his swollen nose was not the result of a mosquito bite but a rare cancer that would... Full article

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 rescuing young children from lethal tumors and is helping them regain control of their life. BOY WITH DOWN SYNDROME GETS PROTON THERAPY Cade Weneger is a 13-year-old boy from Oklahoma, USA with Down syndrome. Despite repeated diagnoses of cancer, his family is keeping hope, and some of that hope comes... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 15

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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 cancer patients of all ages and revealing life vocations. SCHOLARSHIP FOR BRAIN CANCER PATIENT IN REMISSION Carter Bowman, 17 years old, was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer when he was 13. Three surgeries and several proton radiation and chemotherapy treatments later, he is now in remission.... Full article

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 revealing heart warming solidarity and giving patients new options in their battle against cancer. ANYA MORRIS APPEAL REACHES OVER £35,000 A charity ball to raise money and help Anya Morris, a 6-year-old girl from West Leeds in the UK, receive life-saving proton therapy treatment for her brain tumor... Full article