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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 17

180420 - Weekly Web Review - Week 17
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is raising people's awareness and motivation to save children fighting cancer.  STAYING POSITIVE TO BEAT CANCER Back in November 2017, Gavin Snowhite, a teenager from Jupiter in Florida, just wasn’t feeling well and didn’t want to get out of bed, which was completely uncharacteristic for the active... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 16

180413 - Weekly Web Review - Week 16
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges.  COMPLETING PT WITH SUPRISES Hudson Brown, a 5-year-old from Michigan in the US who was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, has just celebrated the completion of his 30 proton therapy treatments and was treated to a surprise "Transformers"... Full article

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... 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... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 13

180330 - Weekly Web Review - Week 13
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer overcome life-threatening challenges. CHILD FIGHTING BRAIN TUMOR AS STORMTROOPER Evan Cornett, a 2nd grader suffering from a brain tumor, is one of the first to benefit from the efforts of Hannah Heimos, a child life specialist who created a program painting radiation masks... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 12

180323 - Weekly Web Review - Week 12
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping children with cancer fight against their life-threatening disease.  RAISING FUNDS FOR BODIE Bodie McNulty, a 2-year-old girl who needs proton therapy for her brain tumor, has been refused funding by the NHS. Her parents have launched a desperate appeal to fund the potentially life-saving treatment.... Full article

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