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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 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 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 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

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

Weekly Web Review – Week 13

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is freeing more and more patients from their deadly disease and giving hope to families from all over the world.   Five-year-old boy free of cancer 5-year-old Ashya King, who was at the center of an international manhunt after his parents removed him from a UK hospital without doctors’ consent, has been... 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

Weekly Web Review – Week 11

Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment is improving life and giving hope for a better future to many patients all around the world.   Toddler fighting rare form of cancer 18-month-old Isla-Grace from Leeds, UK is taking her fight with a rare form of cancer. She was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in September, after her parents noticed a swelling on the side of her neck.    This type of cancer is rather rare and impacts less than 30 people in the UK every year. Since her diagnosis,... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 8

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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 people fight their disease all over the world.     Support Dawn’s cancer fighting campaign Dawn Bailey was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer last year. She is only 43 and has no family history of breast cancer. She needs to raise money to pay for PT treatment. “At first, it was... 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
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