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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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Paying Tribute to Nicki Waterman

Posted on by Crispin

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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Liquid aspirin breakthrough in brain tumour research

Posted on by Ross Whyte

A potentially ground-breaking scientific breakthrough with far-reaching consequences for future treatments of brain tumours is to be revealed at an international research meeting in Poland today (Tuesday). Prof. Geoff Pilkington and Dr Richard Hill, from the Brain Tumour Research Centre … Continue reading

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UK Government Agrees More Funding for Brain Tumour Research Urgently Needed

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The Government has released its official response to the House of Commons Petitions Committee’s first ever report into funding for research into brain tumours.  This follows the landmark debate in Westminster Hall on the 18th April that over 70 MPs … Continue reading

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Do mobile phones cause brain tumours?

Posted on by Natalie Dawson

Mobile and cordless phones emit a form of microwave energy known as radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (REF). The media is full of alarming news stories about possible links between mobile phones and cancer. This is a controversial subject and, despite various … Continue reading

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World Health Organisation Publishes New Guidelines on Brain Tumour Classification

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In May 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published new official guidelines for the classification of brain tumours. Last published in 2007, this update now includes genetic and molecular information of tumours combined with their histology (the way tumours are … Continue reading

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