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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 38

170922- Weekly Web Review - Week 38
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. FURTHER CANCER TREATMENT FOR ELSA Elsa McBurney, a 7-year-old brave girl from Brandbridge in the UK, is facing further treatment after receiving devastating news that despite months of chemotherapy and surgery, some of the cancer remains. Elsa’s family were given the heartbreaking news that only 65% of the cancer was destroyed by chemotherapy and surgery, while they had been hoping for a result of 100% necrosis, which would mean no disease is left. Unfortunately, 35% of the cancer remains, which means that the dream holiday to Florida they were hoping for won’t happen, instead the... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 37

170915- Weekly Web Review - Week 37
Check out the latest news about proton therapy: this week, find out how this state-of-the-art treatment modality can often be the ideal option for pediatric cancer. BIRTHDAY DISRUPTED BY HURRICANE IRMA George Woodall, a young boy from the UK who has been battling cancer for 9 months, had his fifth birthday interrupted by Hurricane Irma while he was out in Florida receiving specialist cancer treatment. George Woodall was diagnosed with a primitive neuroectodermal tumor lodged near the base of his spine in January. He travelled to Jacksonville with his family earlier this year so he could receive specialist proton therapy. George is still too young to fully understand the treatment he is undergoing, but it was revealed by doctors that chemo would never have saved him, making the... Full article

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WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 34

170825- Weekly Web Review - Week 34
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 win back their lives. BACK FROM USA AFTER PROTON THERAPY Connor Wood, a brave 15-year-old schoolboy fighting a rare form of cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma, is back home in Bolton, England after spending three months in the USA for specialist proton therapy.  Connor was... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 33

170818- Weekly Web Review - Week 33
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 of all ages.  HELP EVE CELEBRATE HER BIRTHDAY The family of Eve Gascoigne, a 6-year-old brave little girl from the UK who was diagnosed with an extremely rare brain tumor, have appealed to the public to send her birthday cards to celebrate her recovery. Eve was... Full article

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 Maham, 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... 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... Full article