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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 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

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

Weekly Web Review – Week 48

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Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality has brought families closer and allowed them to gather for Thanksgiving.   Ruby receives her Brave Heart Award   5-year-old Ruby Hodgson has spent three years battling a recurring brain stem tumor. Her sheer determination an courage have earned her a Brave Heart Award. The little girl has... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 47

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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 more patients all over the world and covering new clinical indications.   Fund set up to pay for 9-year-old's proton therapy   Liam Vollrath, who comes from Cox Green, England was diagnosed with a brain tumor in early October, after an optometrist noticed a swelling on his... 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

Weekly Web Review – Week 45

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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 more and more families win cancer over.   Charlotte is back home after PT abroad Charlotte Watson, a 4-year-old girl from Stanley, UK is back home from seven weeks of pioneering cancer treatment in America funded by the NHS. After she was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in her right... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 43

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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 covering new clinical indications and is improving the outcomes of breast and pediatric tumors.    Proton APBI for breast cancer : quicker and less costly Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy may benefit breast cancer patients more than whole breast irradiation... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 43

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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 achieving new milestones and helping more and more cancer patients fight against their disease.   A mom’s struggle against cancer An Australian 31-year-old mother of four young children was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain cancer and told she had a chance of only two years left to... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 42

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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 improving cancer care and offering a better quality of life during and after treatment.   Scott fighting cancer with proton therapy   Steve Scott, 58, former Olympian and American record holder in the mile, thought he was done when his doctors diagnosed him with prostate cancer. Then he... Full article

Weekly Web Review – Week 41

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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 saving more and more families from harm. Matt jets off to the US for proton therapy Young dad Matt Rackley has flown to Oklahoma just five months after a campaign was launched to raise £150,000 to pay for pioneering treatment that could save his life. Matt, 24,  was diagnosed with... Full article