Media Coverage 2016


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December 2016

The Mirror - Dr Miriam Stoppard: Could liquid aspirin fight brain cancers?

The Sun - We bonded over brain tumours

Daily Express - How a five-year-old is celebrating Christmas tumour-free after three years of treatment


November 2016

Evening Standard - Girls' heartbreaking letter to tragic father to feature in Tube campaign

Daily Mail - I had Tara P-T's brain tumour and it was the best thing that ever happened to me

The Scotsman - Scottish family who lost son to brain cancer back campaign

BBC Radio 5 Live - Maria Lester and our brain tumour research e-petition


October 2016

Channel 4 News - Report on brain tumour research funding

BBC Radio 5 Live - The underfunding of brain tumour research 

Daily Mail - Call for more funding for 'neglected' brain tumour research

Bradford Telegraph & Argus - Mother calls for more funding to find a cure for brain tumours


September 2016

The Guardian - Cancer blogger dies day before her wedding

Leamington Observer - It's marathons and mountains 'until I'm broken' vows Ben

ITV News - Family of bride-to-be Anna Swabey 'determined to carry on the work she started' 

Yellow Advertiser - Charity cycle challenge around London Underground

The Daily Telegraph - Letters to the editor - Tumours in children 


August 2016

The Daily Mail - Accused by doctors of faking illness, in fact migranes were a sign of an incurable brain tumour

The Sun - Our super-fit mum wanted to help others with brain cancer so join our campaign and raise some cash

BBC Somerset - World Record in memory of Emma Welch to be displayed at Yeo Valley Organic Garden

BBC Radio Devon - Hugh Adams introduces Heather Turner, brain tumour survivor, and discusses issues around diagnosis and funding


July 2016

BBC Hereford & Worcester - Shardi Shameli talks about the underfunding of brain tumour  research

BBC South East - Abbie Mifsud's parents call for more brain tumour research funding

BBC Look North - Mel Hennessy's Roseberry Topping walk for Brain Tumour Research

Swindon Advertiser - Brave mum has operation to fight brain tumour



June 2016

BBC Radio 4 - Brain Tumour Research's Dr Kieran Breen on using liquid aspirin to treat brain tumours 

BBC Radio Somerset - Crochet world record in memory of Emma Welch

Asian Today - Live Asian Music Event Raises £10,000 In Memory Of Grandfather Lost To Brain Tumour

Torquay Herald Express - Paignton mum tells for first time of devastating effect of brain tumour on her tiny daughter


May 2016

BBC Look East - Epic walk in memory of Annie Hughes

Birmingham Mail - Dad-of-two died after doctors repeatedly missed brain tumour

Daily Mirror - Instead of walking down the aisle to our song it was played as my fiancé’s coffin was carried into the church

Essex Echo - Brave Mum's abseil in memory of her toddler 

BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester - Finlay Church's family on world record attempt in his honour


April 2016

Hats off to Finlay's friends' record bid

MP praises runner's marathon effort

Former Newcastle Falcons player discusses his brain tumour diagnosis on ITV Tyne Tees news

MP slams tumour research


ITV News: Teesside widow calls for more research into brain tumours

Finlay's parents go to top with campaign


March 2016

Guinness World Record Attempts in memory of inspirational Somerset teenager Emma Welch

Parents of Fin Church campaign at Westminster for more research funding for brain tumours

Investment into research for brain tumours branded “unacceptable” by charity chief exec

Seven-year-old brain tumour patient campaigns at Westminster for more research funding

Pedal power raises vital funds for Brain Tumour Research at Swan Pool spinathon


February 2016 

Brain tumours: the biggest cancer killer of children and young adults

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