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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 16

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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 from all over the world in their fight against cancer and reuniting families. TWO BROTHERS RECOVERING FROM BRAIN TUMORS Aaron and Andrew Eunice, 2 brothers from Georgia of respectively 10 and 9 years old, are recovering from treatment after they were both diagnosed with a rare type of brain tumor called craniopharyngioma.  The two boys were diagnosed with brain tumors less than 6 months ago. These diagnoses came within a few weeks of each other, and not only is this type of tumor rare, it's even more unusual that it happened to two brothers. According to Dr Aldana, their neurosurgeon at Wolfson Children's Hospital, there are a couple ways... Full article

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 from all over the world in their fight against cancer. TWO BRAIN TUMORS FOUND DURING EYE EXAM Summer Wrigley, 8-year-old, was rushed into surgery after two brain tumors were found during a routine eye exam. She had 95% of the tumors removed, but she may need proton therapy if they start growing back. Summer underwent surgery one day after the tumors were found, to remove one and half of the other. Her mom Amie said: "It was a grade I tumor which means that it wasn't cancerous, but she may still need some chemotherapy to get rid of the cells left over. We have been told the chemotherapy could last around 18 months. Summer has been really brave.”... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 8

170223 - 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 improving quality of life during and after cancer treatment.  STUDENT WITH INOPERABLE CANCER GETS ALL-CLEAR Sam Williams, a 23-year-old student from the UK who was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor, has been given the all-clear after just 7 weeks of proton therapy. Back in 2015, Sam was given the... 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 patients from all over the world and is becoming available in new countries.  SOPHIE TO HELP SHAPE PIONEERING TREATMENT Sophie Vohra, a 25-year-old PHD student from York whose life was saved by groundbreaking cancer treatment in America, is helping shape a new service offering the same... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 6

170203 - 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 arousing surges of generosity to help young patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. 6-YEAR-OLD DIAGNOSED WITH RARE CANCER Eve Batten, a 6-year-old girl from the UK diagnosed with rare cancer after her parents thought she was squinting because of regular iPad use, needs help to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 5

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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 better quality of life than traditional treatments, and more options to patients battling cancer. SCHOOLGIRL BATTLING BRAIN TUMOR SINCE A BABY Amber Whiston, a brave 7-year-old schoolgirl from Sheffield, UK who has been battling a brain tumor since she was a baby, will fly to the US for proton... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 4

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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 of all ages fight the battle of their life. FAMILY MAN FACING UNEXPECTED BATTLE FOR LIFE Nathan Meyer is a 31-year-old unassuming young husband and dad from the UK who thought he had his whole life ahead of him. But last November, he received unexpected news. “I had a seizure the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 3

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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 of all ages fight against cancer. MOM WITH BONE CANCER Nicola White, a 32-year-old mother-of-two from the UK, was given just 2 years to live. The thought of leaving her children breaks her heart, but her only hope is state-of-the-art proton therapy, costing £75,000. Nicola was first... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 2

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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 in their fight against cancer and giving hope to their families. COMING HOME AFTER CANCER TREATMENT IN THE US Logan Sellers, an 8-year-old boy from the UK who spent 2 months in Florida, USA with his dad and twin sister to get proton therapy for an aggressive tumor behind his right... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 1

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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 from all over the world fight against cancer and giving hope to their families. ALL SMILES AFTER US TREATMENT Edric Ho from Australia looks like a happy healthy 4-year-old with his beaming smile and cheeky personality, but back in 2014 when he was only 16 months old, he was... Full article

Nurse’s devoted care to babies continued during proton therapy

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Grazyna Klim turns on relaxing music, dims lights in the hospital's intensive care nursery and steps close to one of the small radiant warmers. A neonatal nurse for 20 years, she reaches into a nest of blankets for the premature newborn girl with lines and wires attached to her. The preemie is not much bigger than a cell phone and so fragile that Grazyna is reminded of a tiny baby bird with no feathers. The nurse rocks... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 47

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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. 29-YEAR-OLD BATTLES BRAIN TUMOR TO SING AGAIN Zachary Zortman, a 29-year-old man from York, loves to sing, from tunes created with his former bandmates to the best of Billy Joel. But a drastic life change took away his ability to... Full article
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