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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 cancer patients from all over the world face life-threatening challenges.   CANCER SURVIVOR ROBERT TRUJILLO With his family history of cancer, Robert Trujillo didn’t hesitate to visit his doctor when he felt a lump on the right side of his jaw. He was ultimately diagnosed with squamous carcinoma in November 2016. After not being able to locate the tumor, doctors had to perform an exploratory surgery and located the tumor under Robert’s tongue. The original treatment plan for Robert was to first remove his tonsils and then begin radiation. Yet, Robert remembered how his siblings were able to overcome their cancers with the help of The University of... Full article

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

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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 patients with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges.  COMPLETING PT FOR RARE CANCER When Tracy Clifford, 58-year-old, was diagnosed with chordoma, he had no idea of the 2,400 mile journey he'd be undertaking on his way to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, for proton therapy. Tracy was... 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 giving hope in the future to patients struggling with cancer.  RAISING FUNDS FOR BOY’S OVERSEAS TREATMENT Harry Addy, a 7-year-old boy from the UK suffering from a spinal cord tumor, needs specialist proton therapy overseas. As the treatment is not available on the NHS, his family are desperately... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 13

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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. CHILD FIGHTING BRAIN TUMOR AS STORMTROOPER Evan Cornett, a 2nd grader suffering from a brain tumor, is one of the first to benefit from the efforts of Hannah Heimos, a child life specialist who created a program painting radiation masks... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 12

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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 against their life-threatening disease.  RAISING FUNDS FOR BODIE Bodie McNulty, a 2-year-old girl who needs proton therapy for her brain tumor, has been refused funding by the NHS. Her parents have launched a desperate appeal to fund the potentially life-saving treatment.... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 11

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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 youngsters with life-threatening tumors fight for their future. CELEBRATING BRAVE ELSA’S BIRTHDAY Elsa McBurney, a young girl from the UK who was diagnosed with spinal cancer last year, just celebrated her 8th birthday at a huge party with her local community on Sunday. It has been a... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 10

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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 reunite families and make plans for the future.  DAUGHTERS TO VISIT THEIR MOM DURING TREATMENT Lindsey Morton, a 33-year-old mom with spinal cancer, will fly to Florida for specialist proton therapy funded by the NHS. Family, friends, and strangers also raised £5,000 in 24 hours so her two... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 9

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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.  FIGHTING COLON CANCER WITH LOVE Tom Halford and Alison Stem’s first years of marriage were tested by Tom’s colon cancer diagnosis, but their journey has only strengthened their love and inspired a community of support from... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 8

180223 - Weekly Web Review - Week 8
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young cancer patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. PARENTS CALLING FOR EYE CHECK-UPS Parents from Newport in the UK stress the importance of checking for eye health in children after their 3-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer. In October last year, Helen and... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 7

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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 hope for a better future.  CANCER PATIENT STEPS UP TO BEAT CANCER Julie Hill, a 49-year-old hospital worker who was treated with pioneering proton therapy in Switzerland for a rare form of cancer, is stepping out for Cancer Research UK's latest fundraising campaign called "Walk... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 6

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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.  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... Full article
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