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's parents: 'We have been dying to see his face'

Ashya King's father has said he and his wife are "very relieved to be free" after being released from a Spanish jail.

Brett King said he could not wait to see his son and offered his thanks to the Spanish and British people.

Brett King leaving Soto del Real prison in Madrid. Credit: Alex Diaz/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"We are very grateful to Spain for the support and help we have received," Mr King told reporters.

"We will go to see my son as soon as possible, we have been dying to see his face for so long. Thank you to Spain for helping us and thank you to England too," he added.

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