Ashya King to start proton therapy treatment plan in Prague

Five-year-old Ashya King is set to start a proton therapy treatment plan in the Czech Republic to help him beat brain cancer.

In a statement, the centre said the five-year-old had been fitted with a special treatment mask as well as undergoing a series of tests.

Brett and Naghmeh King removed Ashya from Southampton General Hospital on August 28 against doctors' advice, following a disagreement over his treatment.

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Brother left Ashya King video message during surgery

Ashya King's brother Naveed said the five-year-old had been diagnosed with a brain tumour and was undergoing emergency surgery in a video posted on YouTube last month.

Speaking into the camera in a message directly to Ashya, he said:

I haven't slept. I've been awake all night worrying. Everyone is praying for you. We just want to see your smile again.

No kid at the age of five deserves to have a brain tumour. Let's just hope the doctors know what they're doing and they know exactly where to operate and what to take out, and they take everything out and you can be better.

And when we look back in 10 years' time when you're 15, we can actually see that things have changed for the better. Just because they're bad at one point doesn't mean they'll always be bad.

I love you so much. I can't wait to see you.

– Naveed King

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