Author: Kelly Appleby
New Cancer Research statistics on fast and simple diagnosis
Last Friday Cancer Research highlighted statistics which reiterate the importance of a fast and simple diagnosis for people with cancer.
Patient questionnaires could flag learning difficulties in children treated for a brain tumour
Research published online today in the scientific journal Neuro-oncology has shown that some of the questionnaires completed by patients, parents and teachers relating to the behaviour, emotional wellbeing and quality of life of children affected by a brain tumour can flag reductions in IQ.
Our response to new Independent Cancer Taskforce report
On Sunday, an Independent Cancer Taskforce published its report, Achieving world class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England. This sets out 95 recommendations for the delivery of services for cancer by the NHS in England for the next five years. (Tuesday July 21).
Losing Myself report reveals the hardship and isolation faced by brain tumour patients
Thousands of brain tumour patients in the UK are struggling to cope financially and emotionally in the face of ignorance about the disease, says a report out today (Monday July 20).
The Brain Tumour Charity Founders awarded MBE’s
Neil and Angela Dickson, Charity Founders of The Brain Tumour Charity, have today been awarded MBE’s for their services to the brain tumour community. (Friday 17 July).
Building connections to better care
We interviewed Anna Crofton, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist at The Walton Centre, who regularly exchanges experiences and ideas with a wider network of healthcare professionals. (Thursday 09 July)
Mums of team Ocean Valour share their messages
Anne and Vanessa, the mums of Tom and Lawrence who are currently at sea for three months raising funds for The Charity, share some words about their sons. (Wednesday 01 July)