National brain tumour research funding needs to increase to £35 million a year
Celebrating with our supporters in our 10th anniversary year
We were delighted to open the doors of our offices in Milton Keynes for a support get together during Brain Tumour Awareness Month in our 10th anniversary year.
Yesterday’s event was an opportunity to connect with patients, families, and others who support the cause of finding a cure for brain tumours, to talk about the achievements of the last decade and our vision for the next ten years.
Chief Executive Sue Farrington Smith MBE welcomed guests to our HQ in Shenley Pavilions and outlined some of the charity’s key achievements including our e-petition which led to a Westminster Hall debate and then a Task and Finish Group on brain tumour research and subsequent funding pledges from the Government and Cancer Research UK.
In 2009, the national spend on brain tumour research was just £4 million; with your help our campaigning has influenced the increase in spend to £15 million in 2019 and this now includes the charity’s spend as an NCRI partner.
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