Frankie-Rose Lea, seven, needs the same proton beam therapy given to Ashya King, five, who had the treatment in Prague amid controversy this summer.
What does PBT stand for?
PBT stands for Proton Beam Therapy
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- Polybutylene Terephthalate
- Polyclinique Bordeaux Tondu (French private clinic; est. 1914; Bordeaux, France)
- Portable Breath Tester
- Powder Blue Tang (fish)
- Preliminary Breath Test(ing)
- Presaturation Bolus Tracking
- Pro Basketball Talk (National Broadcasting Company)
- Problem Behavior Theory (psychology)
- Profit Before Tax
- prostate brachytherapy
- Provider Backbone Transport (networking technology adding determinism to ethernet)
- Pulsing Bladeturn (gaming)
- Push Button Telephone
- Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association (Philadelphia, PA)
- Pittsburgh Business Travel Association (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Planar Bow-Tie Antenna
- Powered by the Apocalypse (gaming)
- Praise Be to Allah
- Profit Before Taxation and Amortisation (finance)
- Protein-Binding Transcriptional Activator
Samples in periodicals archive:
A week after the surgery Amanda and Aled were told Lil needed proton beam therapy - a treatment that has been discussed widely in the media in recent months following controversy over the treatment of five-year-old Ashya King, who has medulloblastoma.
To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of various products used for the treatment of cancer using the proton beam therapy.
BRITISH boy Ashya King has undergone his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumour in Prague, a week after the five-yearold boy was flown in from Spain.
Tests on the five-year-old have shown the cancer has not spread and yesterday he had pioneering proton beam therapy for the first time.
The boy's family have met doctors to discuss plans for him to be sent for proton beam therapy treatment.
Ashya, five, will be flown by private jet to the Czech Republic in the next few days after the High Court ruled his parents could take him for proton beam therapy.
Though the proton beam therapy is not available in England, the NHS organizes and pays for the treatment of 99 children every year to be conducted overseas.