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We believe that you have the capacity to take control of your situation so that you can secure the best possible outcome following your brain tumour diagnosis.
It's your support that means we can help thousands of brain tumour patients across the UK.
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Our aim is to help everyone diagnosed with a brain tumour access the help they need to get back on top of things. Get to know us, and find out about our unique brain tumour support.

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Help us build a brain tumour support service to help 60,000 people.

Today, brainstrust and the National Cancer Registration Service of Public Health England are able to share for the first time up-to-date information on the number of people in England and Wales living with a brain tumour.

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We now know categorically that there are over 55,498 people living in England and Wales with a brain tumour.
And there is potential for there to be a further 20% increase in this number when we have accurate data for London and the South East, and a further jump once we have data for Scotland, where we are also helping hundreds of people with a brain tumour and their carers.

Before today, we knew that around 8,600 people a year were diagnosed with a primary brain tumour, but knew that this figure did not reflect the real scale of the challenge...


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The challenge of a lifetime for brain tumour support

You may have read and been inspired by Lorna Keen and Jacqui Thake's 300 mile cycle ride through Rajastan that appeared in the Mirror newspaper on the 12th April. If so... read on to find out how you too can have the adventure of a lifetime, and support our work helping people get back on top of things following a brain tumour diagnosis.


We work with many different challenge companies who organise “Open Challenges”.  This means you can register for a challenge and fundraise for the charity of your choice.  

People have taken part in so many varied events to support our work, including climbing to Everest Base Camp, climbing Kilimanjaro and trekking across Jordan. There are many...


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Isle of Wight charity walkers raise over £2,700 for brain tumour support

Once again, long-standing brainstrust supporter Clive Wooster has taken on a circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight, by foot, for our work to help people facing a brain tumour diagnosis.

Isle of Wight charity walkers raise over £2,700 for Brainstrust

Clive and his team, which included Jon Owens and Damien Weight completed the 68 mile walk over 3 days. Clive says, “We’re still talking and can just about stand but raised over £2,700 for brainstrust, so a big thanks to all our supporters". 

Before the walk, Clive said to us, "Most of my friends know how tough this walk is, so I'm delighted that Damien and Jon are joining me for what I told them was a nice stroll with a few pub stops. Actually, they have a suspicion I'm fibbing, but nonetheless are willing to do 24 mile days to support this great cause." 

The funds that Clive, Jon and Damien have raised will help...


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