Brain Tumour Action is one of the charities selected to receive a share of the proceeds from Cramond Kirk’s annual Christmas Fair. The Fair, to be held on Saturday 2 December, will also benefit Fresh Start, the charity that helps people to make a home for themselves through assistance with decorating, cooking, and starter packs… Read More
We had a great time at Blair Drummond Safari Park this year. Although we couldn’t completely escape the rain most of it fell while Mick Magic was wielding his wand in the marquee and entertaining the children with wonderful tricks and corny jokes so we all kept dry.
Awesome Abseil Many congratulations to Shona, Alastair, Karen, Stephen and Morag for taking on the Forth Bridge Abseil last weekend to raise funds for Brain Tumour Action and CLAN. Shona and Alastair lost their sister Caroline to a brain tumour and have been fundraising all year in her memory. It was a wonderful achievement… Read More
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
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