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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 7

170217 - Weekly Web Review - Week 7
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 and is becoming available in new countries.  SOPHIE TO HELP SHAPE PIONEERING TREATMENT Sophie Vohra, a 25-year-old PHD student from York whose life was saved by groundbreaking cancer treatment in America, is helping shape a new service offering the same treatment in the UK. When she was 23, Sophie started suffering increasingly from bad pains and numbness down her right leg. Her GP referred her to the Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, and after many tests she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer at the bottom of her spine called Ewing’s sarcoma. After 14 cycles of chemotherapy, Sophie’s doctor put her... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 6

170203 - Weekly Web Review - Week 6
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is arousing surges of generosity to help young patients from all over the world in their fight against cancer. 6-YEAR-OLD DIAGNOSED WITH RARE CANCER Eve Batten, a 6-year-old girl from the UK diagnosed with rare cancer after her parents thought she was squinting because of regular iPad use, needs help to get proton therapy treatment in America. Eve was diagnosed after her parents noticed that her eyes had started to cross over and took her to the ophthalmologist. They thought their daughter had damaged her eyesight from spending too much time looking at her iPad screen, but it was actually a very rare brain tumor pushing on her opting nerves. Doctors found it... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 5

170203 - Weekly Web Review - Week 5
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is offering better quality of life than traditional treatments, and more options to patients battling cancer. SCHOOLGIRL BATTLING BRAIN TUMOR SINCE A BABY Amber Whiston, a brave 7-year-old schoolgirl from Sheffield, UK who has been battling a brain tumor since she was a baby, will fly to the US for proton... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 4

170127 - Weekly Web Review - Week 4
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 fight the battle of their life. FAMILY MAN FACING UNEXPECTED BATTLE FOR LIFE Nathan Meyer is a 31-year-old unassuming young husband and dad from the UK who thought he had his whole life ahead of him. But last November, he received unexpected news. “I had a seizure the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 3

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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 fight against cancer. MOM WITH BONE CANCER Nicola White, a 32-year-old mother-of-two from the UK, was given just 2 years to live. The thought of leaving her children breaks her heart, but her only hope is state-of-the-art proton therapy, costing £75,000. Nicola was first... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 2

170113 - Weekly Web Review - Week 2
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young patients in their fight against cancer and giving hope to their families. COMING HOME AFTER CANCER TREATMENT IN THE US Logan Sellers, an 8-year-old boy from the UK who spent 2 months in Florida, USA with his dad and twin sister to get proton therapy for an aggressive tumor behind his right... Full article