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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 33

170818- Weekly Web Review - Week 33
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is giving hope to cancer patients of all ages.  HELP EVE CELEBRATE HER BIRTHDAY The family of Eve Gascoigne, a 6-year-old brave little girl from the UK who was diagnosed with an extremely rare brain tumor, have appealed to the public to send her birthday cards to celebrate her recovery. Eve was diagnosed with myoepithelial carcinoma, a very rare brain tumor that only affects eight people globally, after a routine visit at the optician’s in November 2016. She was only expected to get a new pair of glasses to correct a squint but was instead rushed for immediate surgery to remove the tumor. Eve's family also set up a fundraising appeal earlier this year to send her... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 32

170811- Weekly Web Review - Week 32
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is revolutionizing the treatment of childhood cancer and giving hope to patients from all over the world.  MAHAM'S PROTON THERAPY FUND Mahan, a 3-year-old girl from the UK, was only 10 months old when she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor mainly affecting children. Back in 2015, Maham was rushed straight to the hospital to undergo multiple surgeries on her brain, and then received chemotherapy over the course of 8 months. After that, she was well on her way to recovery despite the fact that her ability to walk and eat properly had been affected by treatment. Now aged 3, Maham and her family just received another blow when they learned that... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 31

170804- Weekly Web Review - Week 31
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 origins in their fight against cancer.  CALLING FOR PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING Richard Joscelyne, a 72-year-old man from Essex, is calling for a national PSA screening programme after his life was potentially saved by a £40 blood test he purchased online.   It all... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 30

170728 - Weekly Web Review - Week 30
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. COPING WELL WITH PROTON THERAPY Ceri Jones, a 21-year-old from North Wales who had an eye removed and her face rebuilt after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, is coping well with pioneering proton therapy in Jacksonville,... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 29

170721 - Weekly Web Review - Week 29
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is giving hope and offering new options to cancer patients from all around the world. CROWDFUNDING FOR ALISON Alison, a 38-year-old a teacher, wife, sister, daughter, friend and mom of 2 children, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2013 when her first born was just 18 months old. When she was... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 28

170714 - Weekly Web Review - Week 28
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering new options for patients with complex cases of cancer.  1st PATIENT TREATED AT MICHIGAN'S PT CENTER Bill Baker, 86, was the first patient to be treated at Beaumont's Proton Therapy Center for brain cancer after he heard the Oakland County Executive address the new technology in his State of... Full article