A man who was told not to travel abroad for cancer therapy is grateful he ignored doctors’ advice – because it saved his life.
Thomas Allison went with his gut and travelled to Prague to treat his prostate cancer , instead of listening to health professionals who told him there was no point.
The retired farmer, from South Lanarkshire, in Scotland, was told to have radiotherapy instead, but after reading about the potential side effects he trawled the internet for alternatives.
Advanced Oncotherapy (LON:AVO) is developing a unique, fully integrated, proton therapy system. The LIGHT System is expected to be the first commercially available linear proton accelerator for medical treatment of cancer patients.