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WEB REVIEW – Adrian, 12, launches £10k appeal for PT in the US

Adrian Secareanu and his parents with members from Kids'n'Cancer
Adrian Secareanu, 12 years old, has been diagnosed with mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a tumor located in his neck and jaw. He needs to raise £10,000 to support treatment for a rare form of cancer in the US. Following several operations to remove the tumor, Adrian is due to travel to Florida for proton therapy to stop it returning in a more aggressive form. He is expected to spend at least three months in the US. He will receive treatment at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville after the National Specialised Commissioning Team and the Proton Therapy Clinical Reference Panel agreed to cover the cost of the treatment through the NHS.     Charity Kids 'N' Cancer has launched an appeal to raise £10,000 to fund his family's expenses during... Full article

Proton therapy for breast cancer in Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Breakthrough medical technology is now used to fight breast cancer at ProCure in Oklahoma City. The center is one of only 10 across the country that uses proton therapy. The treatment finds and blasts specific tumors with radiation, sparing the rest of the body and healthy tissue. According to Dr. Nancy Cersonsky, a radiation oncologist, patients report less pain and tiredness and fewer side effects when... Full article