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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 15

180413 - Weekly Web Review - Week 15
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 diagnosed with cancer after he visited his doctor for tailbone pain. An MRI showed abaseball-sized tumor on the base of his spine attached to his sacrum, and a subsequent biopsy confirmed he had a rare form of bone cancer called sacral chordoma. Tracy and his wife Karin immediately sought information and opinions. They learned that surgery was the most common treatment... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 14

180406 - Weekly Web Review - Week 14
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 trying to raise £70,000.   Harry already had an operation to remove the tumor a few years ago, but has since then developed leptomeningeal disease in the center of his brain. His dad Jamie said: “Things have not gone very well for Harry since the operation. He’s had to learn to walk again, made countless hospital trips, had MRI scans, physiotherapy and an... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 7

180216 - Weekly Web Review - Week 7
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

180209 - 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 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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 5

180202 - Weekly Web Review - Week 5
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 recover faith in their future.  YOUNG BERTIE HALFWAY THROUGH TREATMENT Bertie Miller-Grossett, a brave 3-year-old from Warkworth in the UK who was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year, is more than halfway through his proton therapy treatment. After having had his... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 4

180126 - Weekly Web Review - Week 4
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. SMILING DESPITE BATTLE WITH CANCER Cade Wegener, a teenager with Down syndrome from Oklahoma City, is already on his second bout with cancer at only 15 years old, but you wouldn't guess it watching him while he’s waiting for what... Full article

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... 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... 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 helping patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer.  NURSE BACK AT WORK AFTER PT Barbara Green, a 56-year-old nurse from East Lancashire in the UK, has miraculously returned to work just months after undergoing ground-breaking proton therapy in America for a rare form of cancer in... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 41

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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 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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 40

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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 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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 39

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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 cancer patients overcome their disease.  POSITIVE MOJO AND PT TO FIGHT BRAIN TUMOR Dean Hardin, a 7-year-old boy from St. Clair Shores who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in late July, became Beaumont Health’s first pediatric proton therapy patient on September 14th. The... Full article
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