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

Author Archives: Elise O'Kelly

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Task & Finish Working Group – 17.05.17

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The third meeting of the Department of Health Task and Finish working group on the investment into brain tumour research took place on the 17th May. This was attended by our Chief Executive Sue Farrington Smith MBE and our Director … Continue reading

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Lola Rice – In Our Hearts

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Lola had been a happy, healthy little girl, excited about her upcoming third birthday, when a sudden bout of sickness struck in 2006. Initially dismissed by doctors as a tummy bug, there seemed no cause for concern. Lola then suffered … Continue reading

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Catrin Ireland – In Hope

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Number 13 definitely turned out to be unlucky for me – I was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour on our 13th wedding anniversary. Surgery left me with vision and balance issues – I feel very dizzy walking any distance … Continue reading

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Cannabis and brain tumours

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The potential therapeutic effects of cannabis have gained a lot of attention in recent years, from both brain tumour patients and within the media. Two of Brain Tumour Research’s Member Charities have now joined forces to launch a study into the … Continue reading

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Duncan Scott – In Our Hearts

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Duncan was an extremely intelligent, kind and thoughtful man. He was an avid fan of Formula 1 and Le Mans. In June 2015 he was diagnosed with a grade 4 glioblastoma multiforme. After an 18 month battle, he passed away … Continue reading

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