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Ride London 100 mile challenge for Nicola Whittock - 30th July

Nicola Whittock has won a place in this year’s Ride London event to raise funds for BTRC in memory of her husband Simon, who died from a brain tumour last year and who was himself a keen cyclist. Nicola says  “I have done a bit of cycling but nothing anywhere near a century ride. Simon liked…

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BTRC Christmas Celebration

Save the date for our annual Christmas Celebration 14th December 2017

We hope you will join us for our annual Christmas Celebration at  All Saints Church Fulham, Bishops Park, London SW6 3LJ for an evening of carols & seasonal readings, followed by “Bubbles & Bites” 14th December 2017

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St James Street Festival

Join us at St James' Street Festival 10th September


Set in a quiet and secluded backwater of Hammersmith close to the iconic Hammersmith Bridge and historic River Thames is St James Street W6, the venue for the popular St James Street Festival. Now in its third year, the festival takes place on Sunday 10th September 2017 and attracts hundreds of local residents and from…

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Hannah smashes her Triathlon targets

Hannah Ritterband completed her first London Triathlon on Sunday 23rd July. Cheered on by a posse of family and friends Hannah swam, cycled and ran the course in an amazing 2 hrs and 58 mins!  Not only did she make good time, she has also doubled her fundraising target, having made so far about £1,000 (with…

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Fundraisers add to the Wall of Hope at Charing Cross

Several of BTRC’s key fundraisers who, between them, raised enough to fund 245 days of the Imperial College Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence’s daily running costs (average £2,740 per day), were invited to spend a day at the Centre to find out how their fundraising efforts were enabling the work of our researchers. A…

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BTRC’s advocacy and campaigning activities are carried out by its trustees, patients and their families and friends, as well as members of its scientific team.

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Patients and their families and friends are some of our most effective and compelling advocates.  They raise awareness of the devastating effects of brain tumours and the urgent need for funding through blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other channels.

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