Seventy three of us met up at Blair Drummond Safari Park on Saturday 31st May for a very special day out in glorious sunshine. Participants came from all over Scotland – Grampian, Strathclyde, Lothian, Fife and the Borders. Everyone, including the Brain Tumour Action team, has been affected directly or indirectly by a brain tumour… Read More
Alison Whitley has been running marathons and other races throughout 2013 in memory of her friend, Susan Green who died last year. She has nearly completed her target of – wait for it – 2013 miles. What an achievement! Many congratulations Ally, from all of us at Brain Tumour Action. We know it’s been incredibly… Read More
Dollar Academy have been out in the hills – a massive sponsored walk – with Pipers – for Brain Tumour Action. To everyone who took part – thank you so much for your fantastic support and we hope you had a great day!
The four Phillips brothers ran the Edinburgh Marathon to remember their good friend Fergus Hyslop. Here is what they told us: “Our friend Fergus Hyslop died from an astrocytoma tumour last year. We are running in the Edinburgh Marathon in his memory. We are four brothers from Edinburgh (though two of us live in Hong… Read More
At the Cross Party Group on Cancer Meeting, held in The Scottish Parliament on the 12th of June, representatives from Brain Tumour Action spoke about the widespread lack of recognition and understanding of brain tumours which leads to a disturbing variation in patient and carer experiences. Brain cancer is rare and often not well understood,… Read More