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Less than 20% of those diagnosed with a brain tumour survive beyond five years

2018

Sep 2018

Soldier who survived brain tumour now fighting to find cure

Volunteer grandmother paves the way for Grand Union Canal Walk

Charity invites public to paw-ticipate in doggy walk

Brain tumour death inspires Great Scottish Run challenge

Guisborough girls to raise money for research into brain tumours

North London business supports research into brain tumours with exclusive launches

Friend’s brain tumour death inspires swimming challenge

Brain tumour patient honoured at the University of Plymouth

Loss of two brothers inspires Great North Run success

Brain tumour survivor completes Great North Run

Bereaved daughter takes on Bristol Half Marathon in pursuit of brain tumour cure

Mother and daughter take on London to Brighton cycle to help find a cure for brain tumours

Rushden mums to take on Grand Union Canal Walk of Hope to help find a cure for brain tumours

Friend lost to a brain tumour is remembered by running challenge

Darlington woman’s charity challenge remembers late auntie

Brain tumour survivor takes on triathlon challenge

Tragedy as dad dies of brain tumour while son awaits surgery for same disease

Dad-of-two is remembered at charity walk to help fund research into brain tumours

Bereaved mother and daughter’s Great North Run success

Daughter completes charity challenge in memory of dad

Double Olympian dives into charity’s Swim for Hope campaign

Sister completes Great North Run in honour of brother who survived a brain tumour

Top marks as maths lecturer fundraises on final commute

Take a step towards a brain tumour cure at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Grandad lost to a brain tumour is remembered at Centre of Excellence

Friend’s brain tumour diagnosis inspires Great North Run challenge

Family’s fundraising to help find a cure for brain tumours

Five-year-old cancer girl back to school after year of chemotherapy

Sisters bereaved by brain tumour take on motorsport challenge

Aug 2018

Doctor who survived brain tumour takes on running challenge

Widow’s 100km challenge pays tribute to husband lost to a brain tumour

Brain tumour loss inspires Great North Run challenge

Spider-Man Harry to lead inaugural Walk of Hope in Portsmouth

Gruelling 50km challenge along the Thames to fund research into brain tumours

Superhero Simon takes on Great North Run in memory of partner lost to brain tumour

Relatives join forces to fund research into the disease that claimed two brothers

Daventry Dad tackles 100km challenge in pursuit of a brain tumour cure

Mother and daughter take on Great North Run in pursuit of a brain tumour cure

Niece pays tribute to late auntie with Great North Run challenge

Daughter cycles 54 miles in memory of mum lost to a brain tumour

Sister takes on Great North Run in honour of brother who survived a brain tumour

Friend’s diagnosis inspires three sporting challenges for research into brain tumours

Father and daughter’s Shetland Island trek funds research into brain tumours

University staff take on Great Aberdeen Run in memory of former colleague

Brain tumour patient takes on Great North Run to help find a cure for brain tumours

Charity invites supporters to leave a legacy in pursuit of a brain tumour cure

Bereaved mother and daughter take on Great North Run to help find a cure for brain tumours

Milton Keynes charity to host seven Walks of Hope to help find a cure for biggest cancer killer of the under 40s

Wife’s running challenge to honour husband living with brain tumour

Former football manager remembered in charity tournament and fete

Charity appeals for walkers to join fundraising event along the Leeds Liverpool Canal

Dust off your walking boots and take on ‘a wee bit’ of the West Highland Way for Brain Tumour Research charity

Brain tumour survivor takes on Great North Run

Students cook up funds towards research into brain tumours

Four marathons in four days in memory of mum killed by brain tumour

Take a walk on the Tyneside for the Brain Tumour Research charity

Fundraising Group launches in memory of husband lost to brain tumour

Cycling challenge in memory of brother killed by brain tumour

Five brain tumour deaths inspire 100-mile cycle challenge

Gruelling 100-mile cycle helps fund research into brain tumours

“I did it for Mum” – daughter completes ultra-marathon in pursuit of brain tumour cure

Student raises a glass in pursuit of a cure for brain tumours

Woman defies broken wrist and completes Four Peaks Challenge

Student cycles 100 miles for the Brain Tumour Research charity

Jul 2018

Brain tumour deaths inspire Ashford couple’s 100-mile cycle challenge

Former England captain remembered in fundraiser for Brain Tumour Research

Dad’s brain tumour diagnosis inspires daughter’s 100-mile cycle challenge

John Lewis High Wycombe funds research into the disease that killed employee

Cycling challenge in memory of young dad killed by brain tumour

Father and daughter take part in electrifying guitar challenge for research into brain tumours

Hero patient strikes a chord for brain tumour cure

Musician visits Westminster to hear of momentous year for brain tumour community

Hero guitarists strike chord for brain tumour cure

They can be heroes: hundreds of guitarists strike a chord for brain tumour cure

Police officer inspires Fundraising Group to find a cure for neglected cancer

Zurich raise over £12,000 in memory of employee for charity

University staff raise over £16,000 for the Brain Tumour Research charity

Grieving friends brave Three Peaks in pursuit of brain tumour cure

Charity calls on cyclists in pursuit of a cure - Randonnee for research

Widow visits Westminster to hear of momentous year for brain tumour community

Campaigning friend visits Westminster to hear of momentous year for brain tumour community

Ashford couple set to ride 100 miles for brain tumour cure

Bereaved woman at Westminster to hear of momentous year for brain tumour community

Doctor takes on ride for research into brain tumours

Man who inspired Bristol cancer and cardiac community to be remembered in Three Peaks Challenge

Daughter bereaved by brain tumour takes centre stage to help find a cure

Charity ball in memory of brothers whose lives were shortened as a result of brain tumours

Sweltering cycle challenge pays tribute to Bedfordshire policeman

Cycling challenge will mark anniversary of loved one’s brain tumour death

Hundreds of amps arrive at charity for world record attempt

Brighton guitar shop backs charity world record attempt

Widow hosts charity lunch in husband’s memory

Durrington Walls Wind Band Do Lunch!

Mummy Squad raises money for Brain Tumour Research after tragedy

Family and friends raise thousands to help find a cure for brain tumours

Brain tumour patient strikes a chord at world record attempt

Brain tumour patient completes indoor skydive in pursuit of a cure

University staff go head to head for the Brain Tumour Research charity

Birmingham magistrate inspires student’s cycle challenge

Brothers running Leeds 10K to raise brass in memory of Dad

Norwich pensioner remembered as daughter tells MPs of brain tumour diagnosis

Widow tells MPs of financial and social burden of brain tumour diagnosis

Widower tells MP of harrowing brain tumour loss

Hairdresser celebrates after brain tumour treatment

Loustock 2018 to remember teenager on his 18th birthday

Five “portly blokes” taken on 120 mile charity cycle after friend diagnosed with brain tumour

Family of Corby’s Cat taking on Uventure mud run in her memory

Charity employees take on indoor skydive in pursuit of brain tumour cure

Fimber resident conquers Blencathra for a brain tumour cure

Jun 2018

Hundreds of guitarists to descend on London festival for world record attempt

Two-year-old leads out teams for charity football match in memory of grandmother

Gruelling 100-mile cycle will help fund research into brain tumours

Randonnee for research – charity calls on cyclists in pursuit of a cure

Sister of brain tumour patient meets scientists working to find a cure

Bereaved sister takes on skydive to help fund research

I don’t want to sit in another crematorium asking, "Why?" – Poole resident loses five loved ones to brain tumours

Three men complete 400km Pier-to-Pier Cycle Challenge to help find a cure for brain tumours

Funds raised to help find a cure for brain tumours as friends reunited

Cycle challenge pays tribute to policeman lost to brain cancer

Jack Haddon florist supports National Wear A Flower Week

Man living with brain tumour completes bike challenge with friends and relatives

Libby Ferris Flowers supports National Wear A Flower Week

Colonnade Florist supports National Wear A Flower Week

TV quiz personality joins staff at the Old Bailey to fundraise for research into brain tumours

Son living with a brain tumour honoured at research centre

Son-in-law honoured at research centre

Bereaved parents joined by family and friends to fund vital research

Country Garden Florist supports National Wear A Flower Week

Uni graduate marks six-year-anniversary of his dad’s death

Doing it for Dad: Son fulfils dad’s RideLondon dreams

Former England captain remembered in fundraiser for Brain Tumour Research

Young girl who died of a brain tumour commemorated at research centre

Golf tournament to fund research into brain tumours

Venus Flowers supports National Wear A Flower Week

Doing it for Dad: Father’s brain tumour diagnosis inspires 100-mile cycle

Courageous young mum living with a brain tumour is honoured at research centre

Band members remember fan and good friend at research centre

Bereaved family helps fund scientists researching a cure for brain tumours

Brain tumour diagnosis inspires charity cycle challenge

Husband follows in wife’s footsteps to raise money for Brain Tumour Research

Frinton Golf Club captain raises over £1,700 in daughter’s memory

Little steps add up to big change for brain tumour patients as siblings take on sponsored challenge - Dave Leatherbarrow

Daily seizures inspire drastic haircut for Brain Tumour Research

Hampshire residents take on abseil challenge to find a cure for brain tumours

May 2018

Wells Rugby Club holds match in memory of brain tumour patient

Student’s abseil honours mum fighting brain tumour

Superhero Harry goes back to school as parents launch appeal in his name

Clarion Housing Group raises £80,000 for Darel Bryan Foundation

Kids’ Superhero Fun Run will help find a cure for brain tumours

Abseil in memory of sister lost to a brain tumour

Brain tumour patient and soon-to-be star of Songs of Praise takes on biggest challenge yet with non-stop 250-mile cycle

Determined dad defies hip condition to complete Plymouth Half Marathon

Father and son duo complete Plymouth Half Marathon for research into brain tumours

Local charity Ali’s Dream raises £1 million to fund vital research into childhood brain tumours

Brain tumour survivor takes on abseil challenge to fund vital research

Canary Wharf resident braves the UK’s highest freefall abseil to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

Second Norwich Jedi Walk in memory of five-year-old Finnbar

Family and friends abseil the ArcelorMittal Orbit one year on from mum-of-two’s death

Wimbledon couple take on French cycling challenge to help find a cure for brain tumours

Brain tumour patient overcomes fear of heights in pursuit of a cure

Mayor of Exmouth celebrates town’s fundraising with cheque presentation

Norwich City FC fan is remembered by friends and family in charity football match

Charities meet in Milton Keynes at annual workshop hosted by Brain Tumour Research

Hat fever takes over Loughborough University campus

Little steps add up to big change for brain tumour patients as siblings take on sponsored challenge

Mum takes on daily walking challenge as daughter continues brain tumour fight

Energy company takes on Three Peaks challenge in support of Brain Tumour Research

Family and friends take on abseil challenge one year on from brain tumour tragedy

Northampton business backs charity world record attempt

Torquay dad defies hip condition to take on Plymouth Half Marathon

Friends, family and work colleagues of Bristol gym instructor to raise £41K in his memory to fund 15 days of research

Four men take on kayaking challenge in memory of Harlington woman lost to brain cancer

Bereaved son appeals for guitarists to join Guinness World Record attempt

Guitar heroes sign up for charity World Record attempt with The Bowie Experience

Waltham Forest resident braves the UK’s highest freefall abseil to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

“Dad was watching over us” – siblings complete Marathon challenge for charity after losing beloved father to brain tumour

Charity encourages community to take steps to find a cure for brain tumours

Apr 2018

Bow man lost to brain tumour is remembered at East London research centre

North East Brain Tumour Survivors take on Hadrian’s Wall challenge in bid to raise £50K

Student completes London Marathon after losing dad to brain tumour

Marathon runner whose leg broke in the final kilometre vows to run again next year

Bow man runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure for cancer that took best friend

Greenhithe woman runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure for cancer that took close friend

Sister runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure for brain tumours

Nuneaton woman runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure

Chef remembers late wife with London Marathon challenge

Mum dedicates marathon to daughter battling brain tumour

Inspirational student with brain tumour runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure

Rochester mum completes the London Marathon in honour of young brain tumour survivor

Husband completes marathon challenge in honour of wife living with brain tumour

Brain tumour survivor completes London Marathon

Rode Heath woman runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure

Mother takes on London Marathon to raise awareness and funds for Brain Tumour Research - post-event

Daughter remembers her late mother with London Marathon challenge - post-event

Family trio runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure for brain tumours

South Brent woman, formerly from Paignton, runs London Marathon to help scientists find a cure

Sam completes London Marathon after losing colleague to brain tumour

Cambridge man completes London Marathon after losing dad to brain tumour

Eastbourne man completes London Marathon in memory of best friend lost to brain tumour

Nurse completes the London Marathon following friend’s brain tumour battle

Pâtissier completes London Marathon in memory of grandmother lost to brain tumour

Clapham man completes four marathons in four weeks in honour of best friend battling brain tumour

Senior Met officer lost to brain tumour inspires daughter’s London marathon challenge - post event

Tonbridge man completes London Marathon after family’s tragic loss

“Proudest achievement” – med student completes London Marathon in memory of father lost to brain tumour

Brain tumour survivor’s fundraising efforts are recognised at research centre

Young brain tumour survivor inspires marathon challenge

Nuneaton woman inspired to take on marathon challenge in mum’s memory

Golfing event to remember former club captain who first experienced symptoms on the course

Senior Met officer lost to brain tumour inspires daughter’s London marathon challenge

Nurse takes on London Marathon following friend’s brain tumour battle

Police officer honours colleague fighting brain tumour

Friend lost to brain tumour is remembered at research centre

Daughter remembers her late mother with London Marathon challenge

Mother takes on London Marathon to raise awareness and funds for Brain Tumour Research

Building Society goes hatty for Brain Tumour Research

Scunthorpe man to be remembered at brass band dance evening in Doncaster

Milton Keynes goes hatty in aid of Brain Tumour Research

Stockport goes hatty in aid of Brain Tumour Research

High Wycombe goes hat-crazy for Brain Tumour Research

Wylam wears a hat for Brain Tumour Research

Children at St Andrew’s put their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Buckingham goes hat-crazy for Brain Tumour Research

Loughborough MP joins campaigners for Wear a Hat Day

Plymouth goes hatty in aid of Brain Tumour Research

Mar 2018

Lancashire Ladies who Lunch to support vital research into neglected cancer at UCLan, Preston

Get your Hat on and join the tea party for Brain Tumour Research!

Team Zurich get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Mother whose son set up brain tumour charity urges local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Daughter’s brain tumour diagnosis inspires Wendy to get her Hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Husband lost to brain tumour is remembered at Centre of Excellence

Brother lost to brain tumour is remembered at research centre

Husband lost to brain tumour is remembered at Research Centre

Patient meets researchers working to find a cure for brain tumours

Oxygen House staff breathe life into fight against brain tumours

Radstock man urges local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Spider-Man mask will give little Harry superpowers as he battles brain tumour

Hat maker partners with charity to raise funds for research

Derriford’s doctors and nurses get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Police officers get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Beachborough children are getting their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Parents of Darel at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Parents of Cat Anderson at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Brother-in-law at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Father and sister at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Garden Centre raises hundreds for Brain Tumour Research

Wife at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Brain tumour teen at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Parents at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Widow at Westminster for launch of new cancer inquiry

Wear A Hat Day 2018 Top-Hat facts

Daughter gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research – and meets model and brain tumour survivor Caprice

Charity goes hats to launch Wear A Hat Day

Three generations come out in force for Brain Tumour Research launch event

Glenn gets his hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Buckingham families gets their hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Catrin gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Gemma gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Melanie gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Louise gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Schoolboy lost to brain tumour remembered as national Wear A Hat Day fundraising campaign launched

Family and friends of tragic schoolgirl Holly get their hats on for Brain Tumour Research

Supermodel Caprice sends surprise video message to brain tumour dad and son

Grieving mum gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research to remember lost toddler

Cancer patient “inconvenienced” by brain tumour gets her hat on to help find a cure – and meets model and fellow survivor Caprice

Mum and daughter get their hats on for Brain Tumour Research – and meet model and brain tumour survivor Caprice

Feb 2018

Bereaved father welcomes first-ever Inquiry into economic and social impacts of brain tumours

Bereaved Banstead man urges local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Librarian gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research in memory of husband

Son gets his hat on for Brain Tumour Research in memory of mum

MPs announce first-ever Inquiry into economic and social impacts of brain tumours

Mottingham widow urges local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Grieving widow urges the local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Experts call for innovation in brain tumour research

Man who lost beloved son-in-law is helping to find a cure for neglected cancer

Sisters gets their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research in memory of dad

Mum gets her Hat on for Brain Tumour Research in memory of daughter

Mum and daughter get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Shanna takes on marathon challenge in memory of her mum

Charity calls on local businesses to support Wear A Hat Day

Ukulele players get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Defiant brain tumour patient pedals through the pain barrier

“Brilliant” fundraising day for friends united by tragedy

Charity spinathon raises thousands towards brain tumour research

Buckingham fundraisers pedal for research into brain tumours

Woman running London Marathon inspired by two young men lost to neglected cancer

Sisters urge local community to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Hat-tastic designer asks others to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Son lost to brain tumour is remembered at research centre

Horses and riders get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Mayor urges the whole town to get their Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Debbie McGee gets her hat on for Brain Tumour Research!

Hats on for Brain Tumour Research!

Three members of one family running London Marathon in memory of loved one who died of a brain tumour

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