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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Ashya case pits parents against doctors and police

The case of Ashya King has pitted his parents against his British doctors - and for that matter the police here too. The authorities' responsibility towards the boy appears to have trumped those of his parents.

ITV News health editor Catherine Jones has been looking at who should be deciding Ashya's best interests:

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