Particle Physics Helping A Little Girl “kicking cancer’s Arse!”

Amy’s story became famous because her brother found her tumor in a tickle fight. It caught my attention because her cancer may be treated with a particle accelerator, just one of the ways particle physics research has given unexpected benefits to humanity.

She was told that she would need to receive 9 rounds of chemotherapy. Further surgery is also likely. Then they were told about the radiotherapy. Amy may very well need a very specialised type of radiotherapy called proton beam therapy. It is only available in the USA.

 

Source: Amy’s Journey by Kerry Davison – GoFundMe

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