APPGBT February 2018
Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer
The next meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours takes place on Tuesday 27th February 2018, from
This meeting will launch an inquiry into the economic and social effects of brain tumours.
Please ask your MP to attend the meeting. Whether it is building research capacity, expanding access to brain tumour tissue or developing new brain tumour drugs, we need the support of politicians to advance our cause and this is where we need your help.
A suggested email that you could send to your MP is below, simply amend the parts in red.
We would also appreciate it if you could send us a copy of the note you sent to your MP, preferably by email, and give us your permission to include your experience in a report in which we summarise all responses. Please let us know if we can add your name and parliamentary constituency, or if you would prefer to remain anonymous.
If you are able to send an email to your MP, please forward any responses to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear <MP Name>
As your constituent, I am asking you to attend the next meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours (APPGBT).
The meeting will launch an inquiry into the economic and social effects of brain tumours.
The APPGBT is looking to better understand the true cost of brain tumours in the UK, for patients and their families as well as the services who care and support them through their treatment and beyond.
I <am a brain tumour patient / have lost my family member /have lost a friend as appropriate – briefly tell your story here and share the implications that
I urge you to attend the next meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Brain Tumours on Tuesday 27th February 2018, from
This APPGBT meeting has been organised by the charity Brain Tumour Research, who