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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 38

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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 and helping young people make new life projects.   EXAMS SUCCESS FOR TUMOR SURVIVOR 16-year-old Ben Anderson, who did his exams revision while being treated by proton therapy in the U.S. for a brain tumor, is now celebrating after getting the GCSE (general certificate of secondary education) he feared he would never achieve. Before his diagnosis in August 2013, Ben had been sick every morning for several years, and had suffered from many headaches, which doctors just assumed to be migraines. It was only after a chance visit to an optician that he was referred for an MRI scan. Although not cancerous, the location of his tumor in the brain stem... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 30

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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 and helping children starting their life.   FIGHTER JASON TO TRAVEL TO AMERICA FOR PT   Former war hero and father of three is expecting to fly to America for his next battle for health. He has been fighting against a brain tumor for years and now needs proton therapy to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 29

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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 people from all horizons and giving them back their life.     DESTINY’S CANCER IN REMISSION   8-year-old Destiny Dye, from the UK, was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma bone cancer last year, which only affects 30 people a year. Today, the youngster is in remission. After... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 28

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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 gaining ground and saving more and more lives worldwide.   SISTER RAISES CASH TO SEND LITTLE BROTHER FOR PT 2-year-old Noah went to America for proton beam therapy after his 26-year-old sister Jade raised nearly £3,000 on a GoFundMe page to help fund the trip.     Noah was diagnosed with... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 27

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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 a shot at life to children from all over the world. 6 YEAR OLD RESCUED FROM BRAIN CANCER When young Erin Birdsey walked into an optician’s office last July, her mom’s biggest concern was how she would persuade her that it wouldn’t be the end of the world if she needed glasses. When Erin... 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 is giving hope to families of sick children and teenagers from all over the world. TEENAGER WITH STRONG WILL TROUGH CANCER For years, Kasey Harvey had long, dark hair that cascaded down her back. That was before the 13-year-old learned a new word : rhabdomyosarcoma. She is now focused on fighting against her... 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 is reuniting families and giving hope to patients fighting against their disease.   Cancer all clear for teenage girl after PT in US   Kayti Spargo, 16, was diagnosed in September with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer behind her nose. After undergoing proton therapy treatment in the US, her... 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 is helping children and teenagers fight against cancer, and raising awareness and generosity in families, friends and even total strangers.  Severely-ill toddler on the road to recovery after PT   2-year-old Freya Bevan, who was diagnosed with a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) in her brain last... 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 is saving teens from their illness and is helping reunite families from all over the world.   What changed after cancer treatment   Sabrina Dominguez is a Senior at Silva Health Magnet High School in El Paso, Texas, USA. In the fall of 2013, she was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called... Full article

Kids were huge motivator for teacher, young mother during cancer treatments

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Julia Rosenberger has always been a teacher of some sort or another. As a swim teacher, a gymnastics coach and even as a teenage babysitter, she worked with young kids and had a passion for helping them learn.Inspired by her father, a career teacher and administrator, and by the excellent teachers she had in elementary school and high school, the 34-year-old resident of Holland, Pennsylvania, now teaches second... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 15

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is helping children fight their disease and is becoming more and more available through the building of new centers each year.   Brave boy crossing the ocean for PT in the US Guy Ryan, a brave 6-year-old boy from the UK, will head across the ocean this summer for experimental proton beam therapy on his large... Full article
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