It's been over a year since we launched “Defeating Brain Tumours" - our ambitious strategy to unite the brain tumour community in the pursuit of our shared vision: a world where brain tumours are defeated.
The strategy is driven by our two principle goals to:
Double survival within 10 years in the UK
Halve the negative impact that brain tumours have on quality of life
Defeating Brain Tumours: Our Strategy 2015 – 2020 defines our priorities over the next five years as we aim to create a world where brain tumours are defeated.
It has been a defining and extraordinary period since launch with our progress accelerating as our global community unites with us. The highlights so far are that we have:
A cure can't wait
Awarded a further £4.3 million in research grants globally, taking the total research funding o £18.3 million, with a further £4.2million in the pipeline
We're proud of the steps we have already taken but there is so much more to do, with our immediate priorities including:
Opening up multiple routes to fund research, with emphasis on how to advance research in the commercial sector; and
Taking forward the initiation of a global brain tumour registry.
We are committed to continuing this progress every day, driving change relentlessly and creatively until we reach our vision of a world where brain tumours are defeated. Please unite with us and be part of the change.