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Checking in with Claire: From Cheerleader to Fearless Athlete
Claire Powers looks back on her experiences at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center and shares stories and advice for new patients (hint: try the Jello!).
Olivia Finds Inner Strength, Grace Through a Complex Diagnosis
Perseverance and grace are qualities that people often learn through life’s experiences. For 17-year-old Olivia Renzi, those qualities are personal keystones that allow her to transform stumbling blocks into stepping stones.
Charlie's Story: Instilling Confidence Through a High Standard of Care
Charlie Beecher's family described the first two years of his life as joyously normal until Charlie developed belly pain.
Ryan's Story: Inspired by Compassionate Care to Achieve His Dreams
When Ryan Schlosser received his master's degree this year, he thought of everyone who supported him along the way.
Alex's Story: Family-Centered Care Helps Kids Be Kids Throughout Challenging Treatments
When Alex Sheehan was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 10, staff at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center helped him simply be a kid during a challenging time.
Crushing Cancer: Tommy McGraw's Story
After their 8-year-old son had a successful brain tumor surgery in their home state of Washington, Joe and Leigh McGraw chose to take Tommy to Mass General for Children's Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center for targeted treatment. The McGraws share the story of their experience at MGfC.
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Videos About Proton Therapy
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