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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 raising generosity among people from all over, and giving young cancer patients a new shot at life.   FUNDRAISER FOR FORMER PUPIL'S CANCER TREATMENT Grace Adeyemo, 12, was diagnosed with a brain tumor called craniopharyngioma last July. Her former primary school in Morden, UK are fundraising to pay for her to travel to America for specialist treatment. Grace was diagnosed after she began to experience problems with her vision. She had a successful operation last December, but the next stage of her treatment involves six weeks of proton therapy at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, America, at a cost of around £10,000. Grace’s former head teacher... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 10

170310 - Weekly Web Review - Week 10
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young patients fight cancer and is giving hope to their families. HIGH HOPES FOR 3-YEAR OLD WITH CANCER 3-year-old Payton was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma after her parents thought she had stuck something up her nose: they took her to the paediatrician, who sent them to an ENT specialist. “The ENT doctor did a surgery to remove a foreign object,” recalls Payton’s mom, Taylor. “And there was no foreign object. It was a tumor.” Payton's parents learned their child had cancer the day after her third birthday. In the same conversation, the little girl's doctor said he was sending her to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis,... Full article

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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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 46

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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 with different types of cancer go through treatment with hope for the future.  FOOTBALLER’S AUCTION TO HELP GIRL FIGHT CANCER A former football player from Watford FC, UK has auctioned off a prized football shirt to help 8-year-old Amy Barrett travel to America for... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 45

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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 improving the lives of young cancer patients and giving hope to their families through gruelling treatments. CANCER TREATMENT CROWD-FUNDING FOR 9-YEAR-OLD Alex Goodwin, a 9-year-old cancer sufferer from the UK, has launched a bid to crowd-fund more than £120,000 for vital proton therapy treatment in... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 44

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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 save the lives of young cancer patients and arousing the empathy and solidarity of generous people from all over the world. £20K TO HELP FUND BABY'S CANCER BATTLE The family of Riley Dean Clary, a 9-month-old toddler from the UK who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, has raised almost... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 43

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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 save the lives of cancer patients of all ages and from all over the world. LIFE-SAVING PT IN THE USA FOR 3-YEAR-OLD Taya Phillips, a 3-year-old girl from the UK fighting cancer for the second time, has been offered life-saving treatment in America. She was diagnosed with cancer in June after... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 42

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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 spreading hope and arousing solidarity all over the world 2-TIME CANCER SURVIVOR HELPS KIDS IN THEIR FIGHT After Susie Austin was diagnosed with breast cancer 7 years ago and underwent a lumpectomy to beat the disease, she didn’t think she would hear the word cancer for a second time. But she received... Full article
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