Recent steps forward

Some significant steps forward were taken in 2018 which will hopefully bring us closer to our goal of finding a cure for brain tumours.

Following the previously-reported Government Petitions Committee report into the under-funding of brain tumour research, the Task & Finish Working Group (in which BTRC’s Chairman, Kevin O’Neill, participated) has published a report on its year-long work: read the report here.

After a much-publicised statement in the House of Lords by Baroness Tessa Jowell, which prompted a round table debate initiated by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative,  the announcement was made of an injection of £45 million into brain tumour research: read the announcement here