Brain Tumour Research Media Coverage

Over radio, television and newspaper, our regional and national media has reached over 20 million people in the past year.

This is an amazing achievement and is made possible by our incredible supporters and the stories they share. Media coverage is such a powerful way to raise more awareness and funds.

If you’ve got a story to talk about and you’d like our help in getting your voice heard in the press, then please do not hesitate to contact us on or call us on 01908 867200.

We have one of the UK's most experienced and professional press teams for raising awareness of brain tumours. We have strong links with regional and national media in order to ensure the story we tell is honest, accurate and compelling. We also work closely with the Science Media Centre in London, whose ultimate goal is to facilitate more scientists engaging with the media.

If you are a journalist who would like further information about Brain Tumour Research, we'd be very happy to provide you with general and specific information about brain tumours and the groundbreaking research being carried out at our Centres of Excellence.

Contact our Press Team:

Head of External Affairs - Hugh Adams / 07809 701229

National Media - Caroline Marrows / 07714 743764

Regional Media - Susan Castle-Smith / 07887 241639


Recent media coverage


Quick Links: January / February / March / April


April 2017

ITV News - Welsh charities help fund brain tumour research

Daily Record - Girl, 8, rushed into surgery after TWO brain tumours found during routine eye exam

Solihull Observer - Police dog Finn named after brave Finlay Church


March 2017

BBC South East Today - Brain Tumour Research supporter Poppy Eden 

BBC Radio London - Michelle Heaton and Alex Waterman on the Nicki Waterman Kerala Challenge

Worcester Observer - Couple inspired to help research

The Mirror - Heartbroken mum on coping after daughter's brain tumour death

Bucks Herald - Ex-mayor of Beaconsfield campaigns for change into brain tumour research

The Sun - We did it for Nicki

Charity Today - Celebrities and campaigners demand change at Westminster event

BBC Look North - Aaron Wood and Lisa Brassington 

Clacton Gazette - Don extravagant hats for brain charity 

BBC Look East - Melanie Taylor speaks about losing her brother Ryan to a brain tumour

BBC Radio Ulster - Brainwaves Northern Ireland

Nottingham Post - Family pays tribute to 'brave' Ryan who lost fight against brain tumour



February 2017

BBC Radio 2 - Prof. Geoff Pilkington talks about brain tumours on The Jeremy Vine show

Evening Standard - Family launch £1 million drive to save victims of brain cancer that killed mother

The Mirror - Denise Van Outen fundraises for Brain Tumour Research

ITV Lorraine - Debbie McGee supports Wear A Hat Day 2017


January 2017

Daily Mail - Dying man pops the question with heartbreaking proposal 

The Mirror - Little girls pen heartbreaking letter to tragic dad saying: "We try our hardest to look after mum"

Charity Today - Sports Presenter launches nationwide fundraiser

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