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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French police join search for missing Ashya King

Photos of Ashya with his parents in hospital were posted on Facebook by his brother. Credit: Facebook/Naveed King

Cherbourg police have joined their English counterparts in the search for five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken from hospital by his parents yesterday.

Brett and Naghemeh King took Ashya on a ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, along with his six siblings, and the family are still believed to be in France.

The child underwent emergency surgery for a brain tumour last month and Hampshire police say his life is at risk.

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