Keep up to date with our latest news on brain tumours, including charity updates, blog posts and research developments
07 April 2021
Our Manifesto urges local MSP candidates to pledge support for those affected by a brain tumour in Scotland.
08 Sept. 2020
We are working with Kirsten Oswald, MP for East Renfrewshire & SNP Westminster Deputy Leader
25 Aug. 2020
The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT) is calling for focus, prioritisation and investment in order to speed up the detection and diagnosis of the UK’s deadliest cancers.
21 July 2020
As a key member of the LSCT, we met with the Scottish Government’s Cancer Policy Team for a virtual roundtable on Monday 6 July
17 July 2020
Several high profile stories and a grandmother’s petition reaches this week’s PMQs and brain tumours are scheduled for a parliamentary debate
03 July 2020
Fiona started the petition to call the Government to tackle hard to treat childhood cancers after her grandson died from a brain tumour.
02 July 2020
Last Monday we met with our partners in the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT), in preparation for a virtual roundtable with the Scottish Government’s Cancer Policy team next week.
22 June 2020
COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis which has had a profound impact on health and care services across the UK and will continue to have an impact for the months and ...
08 April 2020
Our CEO, Sarah Lindsell, responds to The Government's recent announcement regarding funding for the Charity sector during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
08 April 2020
As part of its response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Government identified individuals who are ‘extremely vulnerable’ – that is, those at ‘very high risk of severe illness’ from ...
16 March 2020
Since the vote for Brexit in 2016, there has been the possibility of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. Consequently, to avoid disruption if supply routes from the ...
10 March 2020
When her grandson Logan died from a DIPG brain tumour in 2017, Fiona vowed to drive change for everyone affected.
06 March 2020
With the UK in the Brexit transition period until the end of the year, regulation of clinical trials is likely to be under discussion in UK-EU negotiations on the future ...
25 Feb. 2020
The level of funding into the research of brain tumours in the UK has increased overall by a third, according to figures released by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI).
05 Feb. 2020
Our Young Ambassador, Hannah Kinsell, visited Westminster yesterday to speak to MPs about the work of The Brain Tumour Charity as part of World Cancer Day.
29 Jan. 2020
Launched by Fiona Govan, whose grandson died from a DIPG in 2017, the petition aims to accelerate research.
28 Jan. 2020
The number of brain tumours diagnosed among children has shown little change from the previous year, according to provisional, cancer registration data released by Public Health England (PHE).
22 Jan. 2020
Throughout the UK, the health service is in the midst of a considerable staffing shortfall, with the issue most acute in nursing.