Living with a brain tumour
When you or a loved one are living with a brain tumour, there may be areas of your life you have to think about which you have not considered before.
When first diagnosed with a brain tumour, we know that people have lots of questions about what is going to happen. These are not always easy to answer and each person's journey will be unique, but we've tried to address some of the common issues that many patients will share.
There are over 130 different types of primary brain tumours. They differ based on location in the brain and who they affect.
BRIAN is our free global web-app offering day-to-day strategies, hints and tips to help you move forward.
Learn about therapies used alongside conventional treatments to help manage symptoms and the side-effects of treatment
Understand what a clinical trial is, how it works and if you may be suitable to take part in one.
Our support and information phone line is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Find out more.
It is easy to feel a bit lost or helpless when a friend or family member is diagnosed, but there are things you can do.
Find out how to join our closed Facebook groups where you can meet others living with a brain tumour diagnosis.
Get information on life expectancy and survival rates for specific types of brain tumour
Read about different treatment options that may be available to you. Including neurosurgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
If you have further questions, need to clarify any of the information on this page, or want to find out more about research and clinical trials, please contact our team:
0808 800 0004 (free from landlines and mobiles)
Phone lines open Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00
You can also join our active online community on Facebook - find out more about our groups.