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Our Patient Guide to Brain Tumour Treatment and Services aims to help people living with a brain tumour feel better informed during their treatment and care.
The Guide has been developed in collaboration with healthcare professionals and patients, and has been designed to help you know who and what to ask, and feel confident when discussing your options with your medical team.
The guide includes our patient pathway which outlines the standards of care we believe all adults diagnosed with a brain tumour should expect from the NHS.
It also has information on investigations, clinical trials and research opportunities that are not routinely offered to all patients, but we believe should be.
By having this information, we hope that patients and families will feel empowered to ask about these opportunities, influencing how services are improved over the long term and allowing individuals to access them in the short-term.
Our Guide is available in three formats - you can download a PDF, explore our online version or order a copy to be sent to you in the post.
Browse our interactive online Patient Guide.
If you'd like a copy of our Guide sent to you in the post, you can order it as part of our Newly Diagnosed Information Pack.
In our Defeating Brain Tumours strategy, we pledged to improve life today for people affected by helping them better navigate the system and ensure equal access to the best treatment and care.
We know that, following a brain tumour diagnosis, dealing with the NHS and other agencies can be a new and sometimes intimidating experience. We believe everyone affected, regardless of their age, postcode or tumour type should have access to the best treatment, care and information, but are aware this isn't always the case.
We hope that the information in the Patient Guide to Brain Tumour Treatment and Services will help patients and families feel empowered to ask about these opportunities, influence how services are improved over the long term and allow individuals to access them in the short-term.
Our Patient Guide will help us reach our goal of halving the harm that brain tumours have on quality of life, sooner.