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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200,000 sign petition for Ashya King parents' release

Ashya King is currently in a hospital in Spain.

An online petition urging authorities to reunite five-year-old cancer patient Ashya King with his parents has passed 200,000 signatures.

Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg responded in support of the petition, saying: "Like any parent, I think it's awful Ashya is in a hospital on his own."

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