Scientists put the brakes on runaway brain tumours
An international effort to improve our knowledge of the behaviour of one of the most aggressive and lethal forms of brain tumour has yielded exciting new insights in work funded by The Brain Tumour Charity and Cancer Research UK. (25 March 2013)
The Brain Tumour Charity takes HeadSmart to Westminster
Community Champions, members of the public, clinicians, researchers and others joined The Brain Tumour Charity to take The Charity’s award-winning HeadSmart: be brain tumour aware campaign to Parliament to tell MPs about the urgent need to increase awareness of the symptoms of brain tumours in children and young people amongst health professionals and parents. (Wednesday 20 March 2013)
Annual Joseph Foote Ball wows guests yet again!
The ball, now in its 14th year, is held to raise crucial funds for The Brain Tumour Charity, while paying tribute to a Solihull boy who sadly lost his life to a brain tumour in 2007. Significant funds were raised to fund research into brain tumours as well as over one hundred guests pledging to raise £1,000 each over the next year! (6 March 2013)
Tom Daley goes Bandanas for charity
Olympic bronze medallist, Tom Daley is supporting Bandanas for Brain Tumours on 1st March to boost awareness about brain tumours, raise crucial funds for research and to support those who are affected by a brain tumour. (19 February 2013)
Glow in the dark brains aid tumour surgery
A multi-centre phase II clinical trial for a pioneering new surgical technique has started in the UK, jointly funded by The Brain Tumour Charity and Cancer Research UK.