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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 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 the County speech.  Bill said: "I turned to my wife and said 'Hey, you know that treatment sounds like just exactly what I need’. I said 'I don't know about taking medical advice from a politician,' but I did some research on it and found out a lot more about proton beam therapy." Baker had brain surgery at the Mayo Clinic in 2009, but only 85% of the tumor was... 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 eyesight problems, behavioural changes and slow growth. Kieran is having proton therapy to destroy cancerous cells in his brain, which are close to a vital blood vessel. He already underwent surgery last May but doctors were only able to remove 95% of the tumor. “Apparently, they didn’t get the whole of the tumor out and it’s touching the main blood vessel in his... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 26

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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.  BRAVE GIRL RECEIVING CANCER TREATMENT IN USA Emily Mather, a brave 4-year-old girl from Barrow in the UK battling a rare brain tumor, is currently in America for lifesaving proton therapy treatment to give her the best chance of... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 25

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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. CANCER SURVIVOR ADVOCATING FOR PT Barry Hodge, a 72-year-old cancer survivor from Minehead in England, is starring in a new campaign to highlight the benefits of proton therapy. Barry was devastated to be told he had prostate... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 24

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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 of all ages and all parts of the world take back control of their life.   BRAIN CANCER BOY GETS SURPRISE FROM POLICE Jake Honig, a 7-year-old boy from New Jersey who has been fighting cancer since he was 2, has earned his own place in the Howell Townwhip police force, who surprised him... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 23

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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 cancer sufferers through their illness and giving hope to their families. BRAVE BOY UNDERGOES 10-HOUR SURGERY George Woodall, a 4-year-old from Redhill in England, was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer in November. He underwent a risky 10-hour operation last Thursday to... Full article