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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 receiving chemotherapy, Destiny underwent an operation in November last year to remove a tumor from her head, described as incredibly rare. Then her family learned that she needed specialist proton beam therapy, not yet available in the UK. After spending two months receiving her treatment in the United States, tests revealed last June that the disease was gone.... 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

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 12

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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 to take care of more and more children with life-threatening diseases and giving hope to many families from around the world.   Brave 9-year-old facing new cancer fight   Brave Alex Novakovic, a 9-year-old boy who received life saving cancer treatment, is facing a second fight against the... Full article

Moving on from prostate cancer

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After Ben Smith was “fired” by his urologist 10 years ago for declining to undergo a radical prostatectomy to treat his prostate cancer, Smith fired up his computer and got to work. “I started doing Internet research and looking at every available therapy at the time, even cryotherapy,” the 62-year-old Cocoa Beach, Florida, resident says. “All of the treatments had pretty good efficacy. But then, they would... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 7

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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 youngsters fight against their deadly disease all over the world.   Little Star award for brave Adele   A brave toddler from Evesham, UK has been honored with a Cancer Research UK Little Star award after she received life-saving treatment in America. Adele Cooper has been chosen for... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 50

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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 to sick children from all over the world.  Flying a 19-year-old to the US for life-saving treatment 19-year-old Casper McCallum from Australia has endured 5 years of intensive treatment since he was diagnosed with a fast growing tumor. Now, there is nothing else Australian doctors can do... Full article

5-year-old channels superhero strength to fight cancer

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Logan Green adores Superman. He reads the comics. He wears the Superman emblem. He wants to fight bad guys when he grows up. Even his immobilization mask for proton therapy was emblazoned with the iconic “S.” For 5-year-old Logan, the Man of Steel was a comfort and an inspiration as he battled one of his biggest villains yet. Three Days to Live In June, Logan walked into his parent’s room in the middle of the... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 49

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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 changing lives and giving hope all over the world.   Proton therapy to save teenager’s eyesight   17-year-old Matt Tomney, who had his left eye removed after contracting a rare type of tumor called optic glioma, has been given the go-ahead by the NHS to travel to Jacksonville, Florida to... Full article

Treatment for salivary cancer didn’t curb man’s passion for travel and food

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Stan Williams is hatching another trip with his wife. This time to New Orleans, Louisiana. Just three months ago, they had explored the gorgeous rainforests and beaches of Belize. And before that, they were strolling the neighborhoods of New York City. “Stephanie wants to go to the French Quarter,” Stan says. “And we’ll take a boat ride down the bayou. I really just like to taste the flavors of the city and back... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 46

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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 children all over the world fight against aggressive cancer.   Help 10-year-old get cancer treatment in America   Mikey Wells, 10, has been fighting a brain tumor for nearly three years. His family is hoping to raise £10,000 so they can be with him when he goes to America for... Full article
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