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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 33

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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 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 diagnosed with myoepithelial carcinoma, a very rare brain tumor that only affects eight people globally, after a routine visit at the optician’s in November 2016. She was only expected to get a new pair of glasses to correct a squint but was instead rushed for immediate surgery to remove the tumor. Eve's family also set up a fundraising appeal earlier this year to send her... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 32

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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 revolutionizing the treatment of childhood cancer and giving hope to patients from all over the world.  MAHAM'S PROTON THERAPY FUND Mahan, 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 2015, Maham was rushed straight to the hospital to undergo multiple surgeries on her brain, and then received chemotherapy over the course of 8 months. After that, she was well on her way to recovery despite the fact that her ability to walk and eat properly had been affected by treatment. Now aged 3, Maham and her family just received another blow when they learned that... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 25

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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. 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

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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 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

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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 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

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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 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

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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 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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 20

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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. MOM SET TO HEAD TO THE US FOR PROTON THERAPY Linda Halliday, a 33-year-old Scots mom-of-two with a very rare type of cancerous tumor in her spinal cord, is set to head to the US for life-saving treatment after her best friend and... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 19

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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 awareness and generosity, and offering a better quality of life during and after treatment. MEET CLARE, BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR Clare Parker is a 66-year-old woman with no family history of breast cancer. In July 2016, she visited her doctor to complete her annual mammogram, but this time the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 18

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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 giving young patients the chance in life they deserve. LEO THE LION FLIES HOME FOR WELCOME PARTY Leo Bermejo, a brave 4-year-old who underwent 4 surgeries on his brain tumor at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the UK, has just finished his 31 sessions of proton therapy in Oklahoma and is on way... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 17

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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 horizons to patients diagnosed with cancer.  PROTON THERAPY FOR RECURRENT THYMOMA As a 17-year member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chris Cox is no stranger to challenges. In late 2005, his physician called him for a new challenge: he had thymoma. Thymoma is a very rare form of... Full article

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... Full article
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