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Living with a brain tumour

A brain tumour diagnosis, whether it is you or a loved one who receives it, is devastating. It can be very difficult to accept and can change your life in many ways. It can have a significant impact on your social, physical, functional and emotional well-being.

This section of our website aims to provide you with information to help and support you in dealing with this life-changing event in the best way possible - to help you understand what challenges might lay ahead, and to find ways of dealing with these challenges as effectively as possible - whether you have a brain tumour or are caring for someone with a brain tumour.

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We offer a wide range of services for everyone affected by a brain tumour.

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Side effects

Tips for coping with brain tumour side effects, which can impact your quality of life.

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Relationships

Learn how we can support you and your loved ones after a brain tumour diagnosis.

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Maintaining independence

Being diagnosed with a brain tumour can affect your ability to work, drive and travel.

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Finances and benefits

As a patient or carer affected by a brain tumour, you may be entitled to financial help.

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Terminal diagnosis

See the support will be available to you and your family at your end of life and after you're gone.

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