The Managed Service Network for Children and Young People with Cancer has just published Right Diagnosis, Right Treatment, Right Team, Right Place. The Cancer Plan for Children and Young People in Scotland 2016-2019. It is an ambitious and wide-reaching document with very specific targets which you can access in full on www.youngcancer.scot.nhs.uk
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!
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