The Brain Tumour Charity

The Brain Tumour Charity

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The Brain Tumour Charity

We are world’s leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research into brain tumours globally. Committed to saving and improving lives, we’re moving further, faster to help every single person affected by a brain tumour. We’re set on finding new treatments, offering the highest level of support and driving urgent change. And we’re doing it right now. Because we understand that when you, or someone you love, is diagnosed with a brain tumour – a cure really can't wait.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is for a world where brain tumours are defeated.

    We are committed to having the greatest possible impact for every person affected by a brain tumour, to defending the most amazing part of the human body, so that getting the diagnosis of a brain tumour no longer means a death sentence.

    We fight brain tumours on all fronts through research, awareness and support to save lives and improve quality of life.
    • We fund pioneering research to find new treatments, improve understanding, increase survival rates and bring us closer to a cure
    • We raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours, to reduce diagnosis times and make a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families
    • We provide support and information for anyone affected to improve quality of life

  • Aims

    The Brain Tumour Charity aims to:

    • Double survival within 10 years in the UK by 2025. As part of our five year strategy, our goal is to halve the average years of life lost to a brain tumour from 20.1 to 10 years by 2025.
    • Halve the negative impact that brain tumours have on quality of life. Our goal is to halve the harm caused by brain tumours by 2020.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1150054

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 78

    Part time staff: 13

    Volunteers: 393

    Phone number: 01252 749990

    Address: Hartshead House61-65 Victoria Road,Farnborough,Hampshire, GU14 7PA

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