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If only brain tumour research could be funded in the same way as leukaemia and other cancers

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Easter Fundraising Ideas

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Spring has sprung and Easter is the perfect time for some fresh fundraising. We’ve hatched some egg-cellent ideas for you to choose from over the bank holiday weekend! • Host an Easter picnic – pick a park and ask you … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day 2017 – Brain Tumour Research

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The scientists at our four Centres of Excellence are working together to gain a greater understanding of brain tumours and to identify ways in which they can be treated effectively. Our funding strategy means that we’re investing in long-term research, … Continue reading

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Our Chief Executive Sue Farrington Smith awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

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We are honoured to announce that Brain Tumour Research’s Chief Executive, Sue Farrington Smith, has been awarded an MBE for services to brain tumour research and awareness raising. “I cried when I heard the news. It is such a great … Continue reading

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Paying Tribute to Nicki Waterman

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Today we are paying tribute to Nicki Waterman, Celebrity Fitness Trainer and The Sun newspaper’s fitness expert, who passed away on Thursday night following her brave battle with a glioblastoma brain tumour, the most aggressive and deadly form of the … Continue reading

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Repurposing Drugs to Combat Brain Tumours

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Following trials to assess their safety and efficacy, drugs are usually approved for use in the clinic by the regulatory authorities for the treatment of a specific disease. This is referred to as the drug “license” – the condition for … Continue reading

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