A brain tumour diagnosis can be devastating. You may find it hard adjusting to your new life. Whether you’re experiencing side effects from treatment, finding it hard to make sense of your brain tumour experience or wondering how to make the decisions that are right for you, it can be difficult to adapt and find your ‘new normal’.
Thank you to all the local businesses who supported our 2018 Wear a Hat Day this March for Brain Tumour Awareness Month across the Isle of Wight.
Brain tumours are indiscriminate; they can affect anyone at any age. They kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer… yet under 2% of the national spend on cancer research has been allocated to this devastating disease!… Read More
HeadSamart is raising national awareness of the common signs and symptoms of a brain tumour in children and young people by equipping parents, the public and healthcare professionals with information they need.
Before the launch of HeadSmart, average diagnosis times for children with brain tumours in the UK was 13 weeks.
So March brings Brain Tumour Awareness Month… Over 800 people will be diagnosed with a brain tumour this March – that’s 27 people every day – but an early diagnosis could save lives and reduce long-term disabilities. Bandanas for Brain Tumours Day on 4 March 2016 will help raise awareness of brain tumours and vital funds for research into early diagnosis.… Read More