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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Council order for Ashya 'made at request of hospital'

Julian Wooster, Portsmouth City Council's director for children's services, said:

At the request of Southampton Hospital the council obtained a temporary Wardship Order on Friday, only to direct that Ashya King be presented for medical treatment.

The order will be reviewed by the High Court on Wednesday.

We understand this is an extremely difficult time for Ashya and his family.

– Julian Wooster

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