James Campling


As an experienced Aeromedical Evacuation specialist for the Royal Air Force, Corporal James Campling, 28, was expert at keeping a ‘cool head’. Whilst awaiting the formal diagnosis of what turned out to be a grade 4 glioblastoma multiforme, James couldn’t help fearing the worst. He has fought the disease head on and climbed the Yorkshire Three Peaks only 3 months after undergoing brain surgery, raising thousands of pounds for Brain Tumour Research.


“I checked my phone and saw a flurry of missed calls from my GP, which is rarely a good sign for anyone! When I eventually managed to speak to her she told me I had a brain tumour. My world instantly fell apart.” James tells his story...

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