Posts Tagged: clatterbridge

Merseyside singer who was warned his voice could be permanently damaged by throat cancer is back on stage

A Merseyside singer who was warned his voice could be permanently damaged after he was diagnosed with throat cancer is fighting fit again – and back on stage. Steve Khan was unable to sing at all during his radiotherapy treatment at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, but is now in remission – and performed his first gig… Read more »

Ashya King’s proton beam cancer therapy finally arrives in the UK… but has the NHS bought the wrong ‘miracle’ machines?

Feature looking at the planned introduction of proton beam therapy in the UK. It examines the different machines available. Includes quotes from Dr Nicky Thorp, associate medical director at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Liverpool, and Dr Yen-Ching Chang, consultant clinical oncologist at UCLH. Daily Mail

Clatterbridge Private Clinic: Correction

The Liverpool Echo has issued a correction for a story it ran on the Clatterbridge Private Clinic in Wirral: “We wish to make clear that the proton treatment offered at the clinic is not the same as that given in Prague to five-year-old brain cancer sufferer Ashya King, whose parents were briefly jailed after they… Read more »

Funding boost for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has been given a £20,000 boost to help fund ground-breaking radiotherapy treatment. Its donation from Chester-based Tessa Briggs charitable trust will be used to fund part of its technique, Papillon. Wirral Globe

Grandmother makes cancer recovery after radical Proton Beam Therapy

A grandmother from Salisbury has received groundbreaking treatment that is at the forefront of the fight against cancer. Lady Ruth Hawley, 75, had a rare form of eye cancer called ocular melanoma and faced having it removed but instead opted for the radical proton beam therapy provided by Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. Salisbury Journal

International praise for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has received international recognition for its rigorous standards in radiosurgery. Its radiotherapy treatment centre, based at Aintree University Hospital, was accredited as a ‘Novalis Certified Radiosurgey Centre’ at a ceremony attended by leading international clinicians specialising in brain and extracranial conditions. Wirral Globe