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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 6

180209 - Weekly Web Review - Week 6
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.  DYING MOM OVERWHELMED BY LOCAL GENEROSITY Amelia Martin, a 41-year-old mom suffering from a rare and terminal brain cancer, has been overwhelmed by the generosity of her local community who helped her achieved her aim of raising funds needed for life-prolonging treatment. Amelia was diagnosed with a papillary meningioma four years ago after getting pains in her heard that were initially mistaken for migraines. In December 2013, she underwent 14 continuous hours of surgery to partly remove the growth and had radiotherapy in January 2015 to stop it from growing back. She also had a second... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 5

180202 - Weekly Web Review - Week 5
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 recover faith in their future.  YOUNG BERTIE HALFWAY THROUGH TREATMENT Bertie Miller-Grossett, a brave 3-year-old from Warkworth in the UK who was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year, is more than halfway through his proton therapy treatment. After having had his brain tumor removed last year, Bertie is now undergoing a specialized form of radiotherapy called proton therapy in America. A special Facebook page entitled “Bertie the Brave” has been set up and last Thursday his parents posted an update, accompanied by a heartwarming photograph. The message said: ‘Halfway there; today Bertie had his 15th treatment! On the way to... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 4

180126 - Weekly Web Review - Week 4
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. SMILING DESPITE BATTLE WITH CANCER Cade Wegener, a teenager with Down syndrome from Oklahoma City, is already on his second bout with cancer at only 15 years old, but you wouldn't guess it watching him while he’s waiting for what... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 45

171110- Weekly Web Review - Week 45
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. RACE AGAINST TIME FOR DESPERATE MOM Sheena Schyma, a young mom from London who was diagnosed with a rare form of nose cancer, is seeking pioneering proton therapy in a desperate race against time to save her own life. Sheena was... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 44

171103- Weekly Web Review - Week 44
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping patients with various types of cancer overcome their disease and make plans for the future.  BOY WITH LIFE-THREATENING BRAIN TUMOR Logan Silva, a 7-year-old second-grader, was diagnosed with a life-threatening fast-growing brain tumor called medulloblastoma after he hit his head at a soccer... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 42

171020- Weekly Web Review - Week 42
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.  NURSE BACK AT WORK AFTER PT Barbara Green, a 56-year-old nurse from East Lancashire in the UK, has miraculously returned to work just months after undergoing ground-breaking proton therapy in America for a rare form of cancer in... Full article