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
Representatives from Brain Tumour Action and the Astro Low Grade Glioma Fund met up in London at the Blizard Institute on March 14th. We were given an extremely warm welcome, not to mention both a delicious lunch and tea. The staff gave presentations about their current findings and then took us on a tour of… Read More
Five pupils from The Royal High School of Edinburgh were the runners up in their school’s Youth and Philanthropy Programme this session. They became actively involved with the Edinburgh Support Group, attending meetings and interviewing members. They then gave an outstanding final presentation on brain tumours which demonstrated how they impact the lives of patients,… Read More
Michael Matheson, the Scottish Minister for Public Health, visited our exhibition stand at the Scottish Parliament where we promoted Brain Tumour Awareness Week. See page 3 of our new KITE.
Our patient support booklet, Radiotherapy for Brain Tumours, has now been fully revised and updated. Full of useful information it takes the reader through the whole process from planning to completion in clear, comprehensible language. It is available on request from Brain Tumour Action and it can also be downloaded from our website. See Radiotherapy for… Read More