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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 24

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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 retake control over their lives. A FAMILY’S CANCER BATTLE  Gemma Edgar and 3-year-old Noah, a mom and son from Colchester in the UK who have both battled cancer, performed ribbon cutting at new ‘Vision Express at Tesco’ as representatives of the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT). Gemma was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in October 2014, just 8 weeks after the birth of her second son, Noah. She had emergency surgery the next day, followed by weeks of radiotherapy. A year later, Noah was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a rare and aggressive form of eye cancer affecting babies and children aged under six. He needed surgery to... Full article

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 giving patients from all over the world the opportunity to reach their full potential.  RAISING FUNDS FOR LITTLE JOSEPHINE When 2-year-old Josephine Seymour suddenly started being sick last November, her parents thought the toddler just had a stomach bug, but the reality was much worse. Josephine was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor after 4 weeks of relentless vomiting in November last year. She was tested for everything from gastritis to constipation and a urinary infection but doctors could not find the source of her illness. Her parents were told their daughter needed an MRI after her sickness persisted. Three days before Christmas scans revealed... Full article

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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 children with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges.   5-YEAR-OLD SENT TO FLORIDA BY NHS FOR PT Skye Brierley, a 5-year-old girl from Blackpool in the UK, was sent by the NHS to Florida for 31 rounds of proton therapy to treat an inoperable fist-sized rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer that... 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 giving hope to cancer patients from all over the world. UK COUPLE WEDS DURING CANCER TREATMENT David Leek and Bobbie Godden, a couple from the UK who flew to Jacksonville in Florida for cancer treatment, will be leaving the UF Health Proton Institute as Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Leek Sr.  David was... 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 children with cancer fight for their life.  MOM’S ATTEMPT TO FUND DAUGHTER’S TREATMENT Poppy, a 3-year-old girl from the UK, has been fighting brain cancer since she was just 16 months old. Her 22-year-old mom Elle Martin is now trying to fund life-saving treatment for her daughter, as she... Full article

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 giving hope to patients battling against cancer.  MOTHER RECEIVING PROTON THERAPY Hauli Gray, a mother from Oklahoma who has been fighting breast cancer for almost a year, has recently received a bit of good news, as the ProCure Proton Therapy Center has decided to cover the costs of her specialist... Full article