8-year-old cancer patient from Hawaii gets proton therapy at Michigan hospital | MLive.com

An 8-year-old girl from Honokaa, Hawaii who traveled to a Michigan hospital for cancer treatment over the summer completed her last session earlier this month. Beaumont Hospital in July 2017 opened a proton therapy center, a cancer treatment facility that uses proton radiation to destroy cancerous cells and prevent regrowth. Auriana Charbonneau, 8, spent six weeks being treated at the Royal Oak facility more than 4,000 miles away from home.

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