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A charismatic man in his prime, Petr Horáček is clearly someone who enjoys life. Which makes it all the more surprising when this vital individual openly admits that he beat prostate cancer. Peter enjoys boasting about his sports accomplishments, his physical condition and bold plans for the...

5-year-old Dias Muratov from Kazakhstan has finished therapy in the Proton Therapy Centre in Prague. The story of this brave little patient is no less interesting than the story of British patient Ashya King. The journey of little Dias to therapy in the Proton Therapy Centre in Prague was also...

“It started as a toothache, a swollen face and pressure in my eye“, stated Gabriela, from Slovakia. At first, the physicians thought it was caused by a dental cavity and arranged for a tooth to be removed. However the swelling continued to develop and the physicians sent Gabriela for a CT...

Joe (69) was diagnosed with prostate cancer after his GP in the UK sent him for a routine blood test. "Although my PSA level was 7.2, the first biopsy didn't show anything significant. My urologist suggested a second more extensive biopsy to establish if active surveillance was the correct cause...

79 year old previously hard working engineer Roald was diagnosed with prostate carcinoma 15 years ago. As an active hiker and pioneer of new hiking trails, this was devastating news. "My life just suddenly fell apart", said Roald.

He decided not to quit however, and instead to try all...

Teresa (43) from England was diagnosed with a serious type of brain tumour, and was given the devastating news this year that she only had 6-12 weeks to live. She went to Prague for a special treatment known as proton therapy.

Teresa did not give up however and, together with her husband...

In November 2011 Branka's doctors found a tumour on her skull base.
The sad news came that she had a 'chordoma' - a relatively rare tumour. MRI scans soon defined its size and scope. Although the tumor was benign,  it was pressing on the bones of the skull base and had spread through...