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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 11

170317 - Weekly Web Review - Week 11
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is raising generosity among people from all over, and giving young cancer patients a new shot at life.   FUNDRAISER FOR FORMER PUPIL'S CANCER TREATMENT Grace Adeyemo, 12, was diagnosed with a brain tumor called craniopharyngioma last July. Her former primary school in Morden, UK are fundraising to pay for her to travel to America for specialist treatment. Grace was diagnosed after she began to experience problems with her vision. She had a successful operation last December, but the next stage of her treatment involves six weeks of proton therapy at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, America, at a cost of around £10,000. Grace’s former head teacher... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 10

170310 - Weekly Web Review - Week 10
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is helping young patients fight cancer and is giving hope to their families. HIGH HOPES FOR 3-YEAR OLD WITH CANCER 3-year-old Payton was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma after her parents thought she had stuck something up her nose: they took her to the paediatrician, who sent them to an ENT specialist. “The ENT doctor did a surgery to remove a foreign object,” recalls Payton’s mom, Taylor. “And there was no foreign object. It was a tumor.” Payton's parents learned their child had cancer the day after her third birthday. In the same conversation, the little girl's doctor said he was sending her to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis,... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 9

170303 - Weekly Web Review - Week 9
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is giving hope to cancer patients with limited treatment options.  PT FOR TEENAGER WITH EWING’S SARCOMA Connor Wood, a 14-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer before Christmas, is to fly to the US for potentially life-saving treatment. His friends and family are raising money to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 8

170223 - Weekly Web Review - Week 8
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality is improving quality of life during and after cancer treatment.  STUDENT WITH INOPERABLE CANCER GETS ALL-CLEAR Sam Williams, a 23-year-old student from the UK who was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor, has been given the all-clear after just 7 weeks of proton therapy. Back in 2015, Sam was given the... Full article

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... 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... Full article