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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 diagnosed with stage III nasopharynx cancer in September after spending four months battling to find a reason behind sudden problems with her hearing. After a number of scans and biopsies, doctors recommended she undergo concurrent chemotherapy with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). But the 32-year-old became concerned that IMRT could leave her with... 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 game and was scanned for concussion. Two months following his concussion, Logan began having severe headaches, which led to the MRI scan that found his 3-centimeter-wide malignant brain tumor. Since the diagnosis on September 30, he underwent 2 surgeries and is currently being treated by proton therapy and chemotherapy. The surgeries left him with “posterior fossa... Full article

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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... 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 Maham, 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... Full article

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

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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 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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 27

170707 - Weekly Web Review - Week 27
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. ON THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS AFTER PT Kieran Taylor, a 7-year-old youngster from Deeping St Nicholas in England is having life-changing proton therapy in the USA to treat a rare brain tumor called craniopharyngioma, which causes... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 26

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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.  BRAVE GIRL RECEIVING CANCER TREATMENT IN USA Emily Mather, a brave 4-year-old girl from Barrow in the UK battling a rare brain tumor, is currently in America for lifesaving proton therapy treatment to give her the best chance of... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 25

170616 - Weekly Web Review - Week 25
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. CANCER SURVIVOR ADVOCATING FOR PT Barry Hodge, a 72-year-old cancer survivor from Minehead in England, is starring in a new campaign to highlight the benefits of proton therapy. Barry was devastated to be told he had prostate... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 24

170616 - Weekly Web Review - Week 24
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 all parts of the world take back control of their life.   BRAIN CANCER BOY GETS SURPRISE FROM POLICE Jake Honig, a 7-year-old boy from New Jersey who has been fighting cancer since he was 2, has earned his own place in the Howell Townwhip police force, who surprised him... Full article
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