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in the media - 2017

Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer

Here are just a few selected highlights of our media coverage, as we continue to raise awareness on this vital issue. 

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December 2017

The Scotsman - Phoebe, seven, wants to ‘make mummy proud’ with brain tumour research campaign

MK Citizen - Write a message of hope and help raise vital funds for brain tumour research

Northamptonshire Telegraph - Kettering dad’s wish as family prepares for first Christmas without Corby’s Cat in a Hat


November 2017

Daily Mail - Real Lives: 'My best friend's death changed me and put trivial things in perspective'

The Mirror - 'My head is on fire' - Girl struck by horror illness while dancing to One Direction - but now dreams of being a nurse

Ipswich Star - Legacy of Framlingham’s Annie Hughes to fund pioneering Brain Tumour Research to find a cure


October 2017

Hello! magazine - Denise Van Outen and Lydia Bright to take charity 52-mile hike

Luton Today - Grand Union Canal challenge for Brain Tumour Research in memory of loving Harlington father, Peter Barltrop

Lincolnshire Echo - ‘I'm doing it for my mummy,’ says girl, 7, who walked 11 miles for mum who died of brain tumour


September 2017

The Mirror - Coronation Street's Rita Tanner receives 'heartbreaking' diagnosis as doctor reveals she has a brain tumour

MK Citizen - Tower abseil for couple who faced brain tumour diagnosis

ITV News - Family of 4-year-old cancer survivor celebrates her first day of school


August 2017

The Sun - Teacher who couldn’t remember her pupils’ names and thought it was down to stress dies of aggressive brain tumour

Lincolnshire live - 'I really miss her' - miracle baby of mum with brain tumour says she will never forget her mother

Ilford Recorder - Woodford Green dad who died of brain tumour celebrated by family on 40th birthday


July 2017

The Northern Echo - Sedgefield MP Phil Wilson pledges support to brain tumour research fight

BBC Radio Tees - Supporter Mel Hennesse talks about her charity event and experience as a brain tumour patient

Somerset live - Radstock minister talks about being awake during brain surgery to tackle tumour


June 2017

The Mirror - Woman pregnant with first child dies of brain tumour just hours after complaining of headache

Daily Mail - Teenage girl's memory has been wiped by pioneering treatment to shrink a grape-sized brain tumour that caused her excruciating headaches

Northumberland Gazette - Rugby hero fought ‘his illness like a lion’


May 2017

Ok! - Love Island’s Kady McDermott taking on Great Manchester 10K run for Brain Tumour Research as a tribute to her late grandmother

The Sun - Heartbreaking Memories

Daily Mail - 'Having a baby may cost my life, but it's a price I'm willing to pay'

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