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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 All Over Cancer". Julie was diagnosed with chordoma at the back of her skull in June 2014. Chordoma is a type of bone cancer so rare that the odds of getting it were a million to one, and by the time she was diagnosed, it had spread to the bone in her throat behind her nose. “I felt I had been hit with a death sentence. No one knew anything about the cancer I had... 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 funds needed for life-prolonging treatment. Amelia was diagnosed with a papillary meningioma four years ago after getting pains in her heard that were initially mistaken for migraines. In December 2013, she underwent 14 continuous hours of surgery to partly remove the growth and had radiotherapy in January 2015 to stop it from growing back. She also had a second... Full article

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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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 39

170929- Weekly Web Review - Week 39
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

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 37

170915- Weekly Web Review - Week 37
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality can often be the ideal option for pediatric cancer. BIRTHDAY DISRUPTED BY HURRICANE IRMA George Woodall, a young boy from the UK who has been battling cancer for 9 months, had his fifth birthday interrupted by Hurricane Irma while he was out in Florida receiving specialist cancer treatment. George... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 34

170825- Weekly Web Review - Week 34
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 win back their lives. BACK FROM USA AFTER PROTON THERAPY Connor Wood, a brave 15-year-old schoolboy fighting a rare form of cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma, is back home in Bolton, England after spending three months in the USA for specialist proton therapy.  Connor was... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 33

170818- Weekly Web Review - Week 33
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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 32

170811- Weekly Web Review - Week 32
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 Maham, 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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 31

170804- Weekly Web Review - Week 31
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 origins in their fight against cancer.  CALLING FOR PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING Richard Joscelyne, a 72-year-old man from Essex, is calling for a national PSA screening programme after his life was potentially saved by a £40 blood test he purchased online.   It all... Full article

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
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