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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 41

171013- Weekly Web Review - Week 41
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 from all over the world in their fight against cancer. EPENDYMOMA PEDIATRIC SURVIVOR Eden Bragg, a 4-year-old from Midland, Texas who was diagnosed with a brain tumor called ependymoma when he was just two, is now two years tumor free after 33 proton therapy treatments.  In May 2015, Eden suddenly started vomiting for several days. At first, his parents were told that a virus was causing his sickness, until they visited their local children’s hospital in their hometown. Doctors decided to go a step further and complete a CT scan, which revealed a tumor on his brain called ependymoma. Eden underwent surgery to remove the tumor,... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 40

171006- Weekly Web Review - Week 40
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering a new chance at life to patients from all over the world. BRIGHTER TOMORROWS FOR KIDS WITH CANCER Connor Johnson was diagnosed with medulloblastoma when he was only 13 years old. According to his family, the organization Brighter Tomorrows is one of the main reasons the 15-year-old is now cancer free.  "I was 13 and we went in for an eye checkup just 'cause I was having headaches and vomiting," Connor remembers. "The doctor scheduled an MRI for the next day, and that's what diagnosed me." His parents say they were just as shocked as he was, but they had little time to consider the implications of their youngest child having cancer, as he was rushed to... Full article

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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

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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 23

170609 - Weekly Web Review - Week 23
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young cancer sufferers through their illness and giving hope to their families. BRAVE BOY UNDERGOES 10-HOUR SURGERY George Woodall, a 4-year-old from Redhill in England, was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer in November. He underwent a risky 10-hour operation last Thursday to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 22

170602 - Weekly Web Review - Week 22
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young patients lead a normal life during treatment and forget about cancer for just a minute.  YOUNG BRAIN TUMOR PATIENT NOW CANCER FREE Izabella Voelker, a 12-year-old battling a rare brain tumor, has celebrated a milestone in a very big way last week as she striked a gong as a symbol of the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 21

170526 - Weekly Web Review - Week 21
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering new perspectives in life to patients fighting cancer throughout the world. PEDIATRIC BRAIN CANCER SURVIVOR Carson Hill, 11-year-old, was diagnosed after he started vomiting after each meal and began to lose weight over a months’ time: numerous tests and visits to the paediatrician and... Full article
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