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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 39

180928 - 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 offering new treatment options and giving young cancer patients a chance at life. PROTON THERAPY FOR HAWAIIAN 8-YEAR-OLD  Auriana Charbonneau, an 8-year-old girl from Honokaa, Hawaii who’s been fighting a brain tumor and travelled to Michigan for proton therapy over the summer, just completed her last session earlier this month. At 2 years old, Auriana underwent surgery to remove a tumor that caused headaches and loss of vision in her left eye. Due to its location, doctors felt additional surgery was no longer viable, fearing neurological damage or death. Ten months prior to her treatment in Michigan, an MRI scan showed her tumor was growing. After her... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 38

Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering new treatment options and giving kids a chance. CROWDFUNDING FOR BRAVE AMELIA The parents of Amelia Elphee, a 4-year-old from West Yorkshire in the UK, are raising £3,000 to help fund overseas living expenses and outings to make her proton therapy treatments for a cancerous brain tumor a more positive experience. “My daughter Amelia has just been diagnosed with a high grade neuroepithelial brain tumor with MN1 alterations. This is a rare kind of brain... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 11

180316 - Weekly Web Review - Week 11
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping youngsters with life-threatening tumors fight for their future. CELEBRATING BRAVE ELSA’S BIRTHDAY Elsa McBurney, a young girl from the UK who was diagnosed with spinal cancer last year, just celebrated her 8th birthday at a huge party with her local community on Sunday. It has been a... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 10

180309 - 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 reunite families and make plans for the future.  DAUGHTERS TO VISIT THEIR MOM DURING TREATMENT Lindsey Morton, a 33-year-old mom with spinal cancer, will fly to Florida for specialist proton therapy funded by the NHS. Family, friends, and strangers also raised £5,000 in 24 hours so her two... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 9

180302 - Weekly Web Review - Week 9
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.  FIGHTING COLON CANCER WITH LOVE Tom Halford and Alison Stem’s first years of marriage were tested by Tom’s colon cancer diagnosis, but their journey has only strengthened their love and inspired a community of support from... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 8

180223 - Weekly Web Review - Week 8
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 from all over the world in their fight against cancer. PARENTS CALLING FOR EYE CHECK-UPS Parents from Newport in the UK stress the importance of checking for eye health in children after their 3-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer. In October last year, Helen and... Full article

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

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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. 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