A new campaign is being launched to help parents and health professionals spot the signs of brain tumours in children and young people. HeadSmart is being piloted in the East Midlands and aims to speed up diagnosis rates and raise awareness of brain tumour symptoms.
Appears in Issue 49
Tags: CBTRC, Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), HeadSmart, Professor David Walker, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust
A 14-year-old brain tumour survivor joined clinicians and academics in urging politicians to back their call for more funding.
Appears in Issue 47
Tags: Brain Cancer Awareness Month, Brain Tumour Research, Brain Tumour UK, Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), David Walker, Glenis Willmott, ichard Grundy, International Brain Tumour Alliance, Nature and the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Nottingham University Hospital, Professor of Paediatric Neuro Oncology and Cancer Biolog, Professor of Paediatric Oncology, Sam White, Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, Vernon Coaker