Brain tumours can affect any of us....

Did you know?
  • Approximately 45 people each day in the UK face a brain tumour diagnosis

  • Over 100,000 people in the UK are living with a brain tumour

  • There are more than 120 different types of brain tumour making them notoriously difficult to diagnose

  • The cause of brain tumours is not known, they can affect anyone regardless of age, sex, lifestyle or general health

  • Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other type of cancer

  • Incidences of, and deaths from, brain tumours are increasing

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Please help us provide vital support 

Brain tumours are indiscriminate, with an impact that can change life in an instant, and the sad reality is that many patients simply don’t have time to wait for a cure or  progress with research, so #SupportMatters.

Please help us increase awareness

Brain tumours are complex and scary, but we need to talk about them more. We need better awareness of symptoms for earlier diagnosis, and more understanding of the life-changing impact they have to improve the care and support available for anyone affected.

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The impact on life
  • Over 55% of people with a brain tumour have to give up their driving licence and lose their independence

  • Over 80% of people with a brain tumour have to reduce or give up their work completely

  • Over 65% of brain tumour patients have to give up the leisure activities they previously enjoyed

  • Around 25% of brain tumour patients experience seizures as a result of their treatment or the tumour itself, leading to anxiety, fear and risk in being alone which can limit their everyday life

  • Over 65% of people say a brain tumour has a negative impact on their friendships

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