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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 20

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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 patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. MOM SET TO HEAD TO THE US FOR PROTON THERAPY Linda Halliday, a 33-year-old Scots mom-of-two with a very rare type of cancerous tumor in her spinal cord, is set to head to the US for life-saving treatment after her best friend and kind-hearted folk managed to raise over £17,000 in just one week. Linda has been diagnosed with a very rare type of cancerous tumor deep within her spinal cord, which has been pressing on nerves, affecting the bowel, bladder, and lower limbs. After putting her through extensive treatment, doctors in the UK were fearful about operating too deep and risking full... 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 modality is raising awareness and generosity, and offering a better quality of life during and after treatment. MEET CLARE, BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR Clare Parker is a 66-year-old woman with no family history of breast cancer. In July 2016, she visited her doctor to complete her annual mammogram, but this time the visit wasn’t so typical: she had stage 1 ductile carcinoma.  Clare was startled and scared to hear the diagnosis. After performing a lumpectomy, her oncologist recommended specialist proton therapy at the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center, to prevent unnecessary radiation to her heart, lungs and surrounding organs, resulting in fewer side effects. Receiving... Full article

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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 modality is giving young patients the chance in life they deserve. LEO THE LION FLIES HOME FOR WELCOME PARTY Leo Bermejo, a brave 4-year-old who underwent 4 surgeries on his brain tumor at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the UK, has just finished his 31 sessions of proton therapy in Oklahoma and is on way... 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 modality is offering new horizons to patients diagnosed with cancer.  PROTON THERAPY FOR RECURRENT THYMOMA As a 17-year member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chris Cox is no stranger to challenges. In late 2005, his physician called him for a new challenge: he had thymoma. Thymoma is a very rare form of... 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 modality is helping young patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer and reuniting families. TWO BROTHERS RECOVERING FROM BRAIN TUMORS Aaron and Andrew Eunice, 2 brothers from Georgia of respectively 10 and 9 years old, are recovering from treatment after they were both diagnosed with a rare... 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 modality is helping patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. TWO BRAIN TUMORS FOUND DURING EYE EXAM Summer Wrigley, 8-year-old, was rushed into surgery after two brain tumors were found during a routine eye exam. She had 95% of the tumors removed, but she may need proton therapy if they start... Full article