“There are some cases where there isn’t the evidence that this is a beneficial treatment.”
Dr Michael Marsh, 1 September 2014
The parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King are being detained after taking him to Spain against the wishes of his British doctors.
A Spanish court is considering an extradition request from Britain.
Hampshire Police got an international arrest warrant issued after Ashya’s parents Brett And Naghmeh took their son from Southampton General Hospital and travelled to Spain.
Ashya’s parents say they want their son to be given proton beam therapy to treat his medulloblastoma, a rare fast-growing brain tumour.
They say they disagree with doctors who have told them the treatment will not help Ashya. (more…)