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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 helping patients from all over the world battle against cancer.  SUPER SID'S MOM THANKFUL FOR SUPPORT The mom of Sid Earley, a 7-year-old schoolboy from the UK who was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor called ependymoma, has thanked their local newspaper’s golden-hearted readers for all their support. Sid underwent a 10-hour surgery on his brain after he was diagnosed with ependymoma, a rare, large cancerous tumor centered around his brain stem. He must now receive intensive proton therapy in Jacksonville, USA, at the rate of 30 minutes of treatment, Monday to Friday for 10 weeks. Although the NHS have agreed to fund his treatment, they will not be able to... Full article

WEEKLY WEB REVIEW – WEEK 27

180706 - 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 cancer patients from all over the world overcome life-threatening challenges.   EYESIGHT RECOVERY WITH PROTON THERAPY Brave Evie Hughes, a 6-year-old from North Wales who was told she would be permanently blind in one eye after she was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, has stunned doctors to see again thanks to proton therapy treatment in the USA.  Evie was diagnosed after her schoolteacher recommended that she go for an eye test, and an optician found that the youngster was blind in her left eye and sent her for tests at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool. After an MRI, her parents learned that Evie had craniopharyngioma, a rare type of brain tumor, and... 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 young cancer patients overcome life-threatening challenges.   BRAIN CANCER DIAGNOSIS AFTER FATHER'S DAY When Katie Funtila, 9-year-old, started complaining about headaches, her dad Moises convinced her doctors something was wrong and she was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called... 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 cancer patients from all over the world face life-threatening challenges.   CANCER SURVIVOR ROBERT TRUJILLO With his family history of cancer, Robert Trujillo didn’t hesitate to visit his doctor when he felt a lump on the right side of his jaw. He was ultimately diagnosed with squamous... 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 cancer patients retake control over their lives. A FAMILY’S CANCER BATTLE  Gemma Edgar and 3-year-old Noah, a mom and son from Colchester in the UK who have both battled cancer, performed ribbon cutting at new ‘Vision Express at Tesco’ as representatives of the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust... 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 giving patients from all over the world the opportunity to reach their full potential.  RAISING FUNDS FOR LITTLE JOSEPHINE When 2-year-old Josephine Seymour suddenly started being sick last November, her parents thought the toddler just had a stomach bug, but the reality was much worse. Josephine... Full article