Keep up to date with our latest news on brain tumours, including charity updates, blog posts and research developments
16 Jan. 2020
Yesterday an Italian court upheld a ruling that prolonged use of mobile phones caused a man’s brain tumour despite worldwide research finding no link.
09 Jan. 2020
The incidence of brain and central nervous system cancer in Wales has seen only a negligible drop from the previous year.
06 Jan. 2020
Boris Johnson entered December’s general election promising to ‘get Brexit done’. The electorate gave him the opportunity to do so. Adrian Houghton, our Policy Officer, examines the current key issues ...
29 Nov. 2019
With a general election to take place on December 12, The Brain Tumour Charity has published our Manifesto, which would ensure that the incoming Government meets the needs of our ...
11 Nov. 2019
Brain tumours among diseases that miss out on research funding, says our joint charity report
04 Sept. 2019
This morning saw the release of the annual results from the English National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for 2018.
23 Aug. 2019
Announced today, this fund will make Scotland the first country in the UK to offer cancer patients guaranteed emotional, practical and financial advice.
20 Aug. 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published draft recommendations regarding the use of cannabis-based medicinal products in England on 8 August 2019 which are unfortunately disappointing.
15 Aug. 2019
Survival after a high-grade brain tumour diagnosis is slowly improving according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics.
11 July 2019
A quick update on just some of the activities our Policies and Public Affairs team have been involved in so far this year.
18 June 2019
Our Policy & Public Affairs Officer, Helena Brown, reports from Scotland
14 June 2019
In February, we co-signed a joint letter with other cancer charities to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care which outlined concerns regarding cancer research in the UK ...
13 June 2019
Earlier this month, NHS England released their ‘Interim NHS People’s Plan’ detailing what measures will be implemented in and ahead of their full workforce proposal
24 May 2019
The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has spoken today of his frustration at slow progress towards embracing digital technology in the NHS.
09 May 2019
This weekend marks a year since Tessa Jowell died from a brain tumour
03 May 2019
The Brain Tumour Charity held the first ever roundtable on brain tumours in Wales, bringing together a wide range of stakeholders within the brain tumour community to discuss what needs ...
12 April 2019
NHS England are currently running a questionnaire to find out more about people’s experiences of Personal Health Budgets, which could feed into and shape the future of personalised healthcare
07 March 2019
Fife council announced today the adoption of the award-winning symptom campaigns