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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 45

171110- Weekly Web Review - Week 45
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. RACE AGAINST TIME FOR DESPERATE MOM Sheena Schyma, a young mom from London who was diagnosed with a rare form of nose cancer, is seeking pioneering proton therapy in a desperate race against time to save her own life. Sheena was diagnosed with stage III nasopharynx cancer in September after spending four months battling to find a reason behind sudden problems with her hearing. After a number of scans and biopsies, doctors recommended she undergo concurrent chemotherapy with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). But the 32-year-old became concerned that IMRT could leave her with... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 44

171103- Weekly Web Review - Week 44
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping patients with various types of cancer overcome their disease and make plans for the future.  BOY WITH LIFE-THREATENING BRAIN TUMOR Logan Silva, a 7-year-old second-grader, was diagnosed with a life-threatening fast-growing brain tumor called medulloblastoma after he hit his head at a soccer game and was scanned for concussion. Two months following his concussion, Logan began having severe headaches, which led to the MRI scan that found his 3-centimeter-wide malignant brain tumor. Since the diagnosis on September 30, he underwent 2 surgeries and is currently being treated by proton therapy and chemotherapy. The surgeries left him with “posterior fossa... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 42

171020- Weekly Web Review - Week 42
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.  NURSE BACK AT WORK AFTER PT Barbara Green, a 56-year-old nurse from East Lancashire in the UK, has miraculously returned to work just months after undergoing ground-breaking proton therapy in America for a rare form of cancer in... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 41

171013- Weekly Web Review - Week 41
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping patients of all ages and from all over the world in their fight against cancer. EPENDYMOMA PEDIATRIC SURVIVOR Eden Bragg, a 4-year-old from Midland, Texas who was diagnosed with a brain tumor called ependymoma when he was just two, is now two years tumor free after 33 proton therapy... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 40

171006- Weekly Web Review - Week 40
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering a new chance at life to patients from all over the world. BRIGHTER TOMORROWS FOR KIDS WITH CANCER Connor Johnson was diagnosed with medulloblastoma when he was only 13 years old. According to his family, the organization Brighter Tomorrows is one of the main reasons the 15-year-old is now... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 39

170929- Weekly Web Review - Week 39
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young cancer patients overcome their disease.  POSITIVE MOJO AND PT TO FIGHT BRAIN TUMOR Dean Hardin, a 7-year-old boy from St. Clair Shores who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in late July, became Beaumont Health’s first pediatric proton therapy patient on September 14th. The... Full article