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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'Progress made' to get Ashya to Czech hospital

The release of Ashya King's parents means the family's plans to get the five-year-old to the Czech Republic for proton beam therapy is back on track, his brother Naveed told ITV News.

"Progress is being made to get Ashya to the Czech Republic to get everything sorted out as soon as possible," he told ITV News in an internet video conversation.

An internet connection problem means part of this video may be difficult to understand.

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