John Fulcher

John Fulcher was taken ill on a business trip to Canada. He was diagnosed with an inoperable glioblastoma brain tumour and, together with his wife and accompanied by a nurse, was flown home to the UK. Under the care of Kevin O’Neill, consultant neurosurgeon at Charing Cross, John underwent several surgeries but died ten months later. His widow Wendy is chair of Brain Tumour Research.

“While John was ill and after his death I learnt how little was known about brain tumours and how little research funding was available. I am proud to say that the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at Imperial College London opened in September 2015, is part of John’s legacy.” John’s wife Wendy tells his story…


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