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Order BTRC Christmas cards now

NEW FOR 2020 – TEA TOWELS  2 exclusive Jean Bird designs (Four Calling Birds & Seven Swans a Swimming) Price £8.50 each  (Order tea towels by 5th November to receive mid December 2020) Christmas cards – 6 exclusive designs  Price:  £6.00 per pack Cards come in packs of 10 (one design) with envelopes. Card size 150 x…

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BTRC lab team strong showing at BNOS

BTRC’s Chairman Kevin O’Neill and the team from the John Fulcher Neuro-Oncology Lab, led by Dr Nelofer Syed, were out in force at BNOS 2019, presenting posters and talks on their work in the laboratory at Imperial College.  BTRC Trustee Dr Matthew Williams and his clinical team also had a strong presence. In total the…

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16th Amber Ball makes a record £53,000

BTRC’s generous supporters helped swell the charity’s coffers by a staggering £53,000 at the 16th Amber Ball on 14th June What a night! The sparkling array of Amber Ball guests revelled in the magnificence of the Dorchester Hotel Ballroom. As always, the hotel pulled out all the stops, serving free-flowing champagne and a scrumptious menu. …

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BTRC thanks over 70 sponsors of the 2019 Amber Ball

We are hugely grateful to the Amber Ball’s very many generous sponsors who donated wonderful prizes, or their precious time – or both – making the ball once again a great success! Alexander Hotels GoBoats Mode Edinburgh Apex Hotels Graffik Gallery Mosimanns Barclays Bank Grand Hotel York Neil Hunt Bob Smith Hilton London Kensington Payne…

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St James St Festival 9th June - Sunday afternoon fun!

Come and join us at St James Street Festival, Sunday 9th June from 12 noon to 5pm. This fun family event organised by residents and supported by the local  community and local businesses will be raising funds again for local cancer charities Maggie’s West London Centre and BTRC. • Live music  • Barbeque  • Fabulous raffle…

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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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