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 family 'over the moon' at treatment offer

The family of Ashya King are "over the moon" at the effort to raise funds for specialist treatment which could save the life of their son, the head of children's charity has said.

Mike Hyman, who runs charity Kids N Cancer, told Good Morning Britain the five-year-old's family were overjoyed at the prospect of receiving financial help with the proton therapy they had desperately been seeking.

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