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

Author Archives: Ross Whyte

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Garry Christian on why he supports Brain Tumour Research

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Thirty years after their double-platinum debut album, Liverpool band The Christians – famous for hits like “Forgotten Town”, “Ideal World” and “Born Again” – are coming to Milton Keynes for a sold-out gig at The Stables tonight. Singer Garry Christian … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Perkins – In Our Hearts

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A mum of three daughters and a busy PA for Croydon Council, Elizabeth’s symptoms were initially thought to be nothing more than sinusitis, but sadly turned out to be an aggressive and incurable brain tumour. Despite two surgeries, chemotherapy, radiotherapy … Continue reading

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All Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours – December 2016

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As 2016 comes to a close, members of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Brain Tumours and the brain tumour community gathered on 14th December to hear about the progress of the Government’s Task and Finish Working Group on … Continue reading

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Thank you from Brain Tumour Research

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Dear Friends, 2016 has been a year of change. Over 120,000 of you signed our e-petition, leading to a groundbreaking brain tumour debate at Westminster. Promises were made to take action to address the historic underfunding for brain tumour research, … Continue reading

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New therapies – hype or hope?

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An article appeared online this week entitled “Scientists find three subgroups in a children’s brain cancer, identify druggable targets”. It suggests that new drugs may shortly be available for a specific type of brain tumour. Sounds like great news… but is this really … Continue reading

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