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Coronavirus and brain tumours – videos

We know that there will be a number of concerns from our community related to the coronavirus and how it can affect you following a brain tumour diagnosis. So we wanted to bring you the answers to a few questions on video from our brain tumour specialists to help you worry a little less. We’ve put your questions about coronavirus to our brain tumour experts, watch their responses below:

Please note: guidance in the videos below was correct at the time of filming during the begininning of thepandemic. Some Government restrictions and guidance may have changed multiple times since filming.

Effects of coronavirus on brain tumour treatments

Our Young Ambassador, Sabrina, asks Dr Paul Brennan from The University of Edinburgh about how coronavirus is affecting brain tumour treatments in Scotland

Palliative care and coronavirus

In this video Dr Anthony Byrne who is a palliative care consultant and clinical director of the Marie Curie palliative care research centre in Cardiff and Emma Wood from our Support Team answer some key questions around how coronavirus may affect palliative care for brain tumour patients.

Effects of coronavirus on your relationships

Jen discusses the effects of coronavirus on couples with Judy Lindsell – a relationship counsellor with 15 years of experience and volunteer with Marriage Care.

Coronavirus and children with a brain tumour

Dr. Sabine Mueller, a paediatric neurobiologist, answers questions about children with a brain tumour and how the coronavirus pandemic could affect them and their treatment.

Coronavirus Questions from our Young Ambassadors

Young Ambassadors Izzy and Molly ask Professor Susan Short from The University of Leeds their coronavirus related questions.

Dr Matt Williams and Lead CNS Shivani Soni from Imperial College talk straight to camera as they discuss treatment and care for people diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Changes to brain tumour treatments

Oncologist and Clinical Adviser to the BRIAN project, Matt Williams and Lead CNS, Shivani Soni answer some of your questions about how treatment is being affected by coronavirus

Dr Matt Williams and Lead CNS Shivani Soni from Imperial College talk straight to camera as they discuss treatment and care for people diagnosed with a brain tumour.

How coronavirus is changing healthcare

Oncologist and Clinical Adviser to the BRIAN project, Matt Williams and Lead CNS, Shivani Soni answer some of your questions about how healthcare is being affected by coronavirus

Coronavirus and brain tumour treatments

Our CEO, Sarah Lindsell and Professor Keyoumars Ashkan from King’s College discuss how coronavirus may affect brain tumour patients

Professor Ashkan was recently featured in the news for successfully removing a brain tumour with the patient playing the violin during the procedure in a UK-first.

Watch the news report here
Please note: guidance in the videos below was correct at the time of filming during the begininning of the pandemic. Some Government restrictions and guidance may have changed multiple times since filming.

Your questions answered

Matt Williams is an Oncologist and Clinical Adviser to the BRIAN project, he and Lead CNS Shivani Soni from Imperial College London, answer your coronavirus questions.

How to stay safe – Coronavirus COVID-19

Antony Michalski, paediatric oncologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, gives his advice on how to stay safe through the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and brain tumour treatments

Professor Susan Short, specialist in treating adult brain tumours, summarises the risk of COVID-19 to those receiving or who have had past treatment for a brain tumour.

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