Every day 29 people are diagnosed with a brain tumour - that's over 10,600 people every year. Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of the under 40s, including children. Survival rates have not improved over the last 40 years - just 19% of people survive for five years or more.
The Brain Tumour Charity is at the forefront of the fight to defeat brain tumours, making a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families. We fund pioneering research to increase survival, raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours and provide support for everyone affected to improve quality of life.
Our vision is for a world where brain tumours are defeated. We have two clear and ambitious goals - to double survival within 10 years and halve the harm that brain tumours have on quality of life. We are committed to having the greatest possible impact for every person affected by a brain tumour, to defending the most amazing part of the human body, so that getting the diagnosis of a brain tumour no longer means a death sentence.
Find our more about our work and why your support is so important in our short film.
We are committed to investing £25million into world-class, pioneering research over the next five years, as well as driving down diagnosis times and improving life today through our vital support and information services. To do this, we need to raise at least £8 million every year.
We rely 100% on voluntary donations so we can only achieve our goals with your support. Whatever you choose to do, fundraising, donating, volunteering or raising awareness, thank you.
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The statistics about brain tumours are shocking and we are determined to change this.
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