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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 32

170811- Weekly Web Review - Week 32
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is revolutionizing the treatment of childhood cancer and giving hope to patients from all over the world.  MAHAM'S PROTON THERAPY FUND Mahan, a 3-year-old girl from the UK, was only 10 months old when she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor mainly affecting children. Back in 2015, Maham was rushed straight to the hospital to undergo multiple surgeries on her brain, and then received chemotherapy over the course of 8 months. After that, she was well on her way to recovery despite the fact that her ability to walk and eat properly had been affected by treatment. Now aged 3, Maham and her family just received another blow when they learned that... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 31

170804- Weekly Web Review - Week 31
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 origins in their fight against cancer.  CALLING FOR PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING Richard Joscelyne, a 72-year-old man from Essex, is calling for a national PSA screening programme after his life was potentially saved by a £40 blood test he purchased online.   It all started when Richard became concerned about blood in his urine: “I was noticing a slight reduction in flow and on one occasion I thought I saw blood.” After doing some research, he mentioned a test to his family doctor that measures the levels of prostate specific antigen in the body known as PSA test, but he was reluctant to offer him the test due to its potential... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 30

170728 - Weekly Web Review - Week 30
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. COPING WELL WITH PROTON THERAPY Ceri Jones, a 21-year-old from North Wales who had an eye removed and her face rebuilt after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, is coping well with pioneering proton therapy in Jacksonville,... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 29

170721 - Weekly Web Review - Week 29
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is giving hope and offering new options to cancer patients from all around the world. CROWDFUNDING FOR ALISON Alison, a 38-year-old a teacher, wife, sister, daughter, friend and mom of 2 children, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2013 when her first born was just 18 months old. When she was... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 28

170714 - Weekly Web Review - Week 28
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering new options for patients with complex cases of cancer.  1st PATIENT TREATED AT MICHIGAN'S PT CENTER Bill Baker, 86, was the first patient to be treated at Beaumont's Proton Therapy Center for brain cancer after he heard the Oakland County Executive address the new technology in his State of... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 27

170707 - Weekly Web Review - Week 27
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. ON THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS AFTER PT Kieran Taylor, a 7-year-old youngster from Deeping St Nicholas in England is having life-changing proton therapy in the USA to treat a rare brain tumor called craniopharyngioma, which causes... Full article