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

Author Archives: Natalie Dawson

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Alan Needham – In Hope

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Alan was born and bred in Doncaster and worked for the civil service for over 30 years.  He is very proud of his two sons, Darren and Andrew, and his three grand-daughters.  Never having been a drinker or a smoker, … Continue reading

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It is time rare childhood brain tumours got the funding that they desperately need

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Rhiley’s story In May 2014, the mum and dad of two-year-old Rhiley Bennett first became aware that something was not quite right with their daughter. After three weeks of various doctors and hospital visits, parents Kim and Richie were given … Continue reading

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Nick Cotton – In Our Hearts

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Nick was a loving and intelligent man with a great sense of humour, who loved life.  He had only been married six months when he was diagnosed with an aggressive anaplastic oligodendroglioma brain tumour.  Less than 10 months later, at … Continue reading

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Ian White – In Our Hearts

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Ian was only 41 years old when he passed away, just three months after learning he had an aggressive glioblastoma multiforme (GBM4).  His passion for riding and specifically the sport of eventing, led his widow, Kathryn, to establish the Ian … Continue reading

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Committee for Advanced Therapies: Looking to the Future

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Dr Kieran Breen, our Director of Research, talks about licensing drugs for the treatment of brain tumours.  The European Medicines Agency is responsible for the licensing of most new drugs within the EU. One specific group of medicines regulated by … Continue reading

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