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Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity
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Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity

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Presentation by Elissa Coster of The Brain Tumour Charity at the London Cancer Children, Teenager and Young Adults Study Day, held on 25 July 2013.

Presentation by Elissa Coster of The Brain Tumour Charity at the London Cancer Children, Teenager and Young Adults Study Day, held on 25 July 2013.

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  • 1. Introducing The Brain Tumour Charity Elissa Coster Children and Families Worker
  • 2. The UK’ s largest brain tumour charity Merger of three charities: • Brain Tumour UK • Joseph Foote Trust • The Brain Tumour Charity
  • 3. Support and Information Service
  • 4. The Support & Info Line
  • 5. Support and Information Service
  • 6. Support and Information Service
  • 7. Information
  • 8. Informatio n Days around the UK
  • 9. “Quote can go here”Research < 2% £2.5million every year = largest dedicated funder of brain tumour research
  • 10. “Quote can go here”
  • 11. Raising awareness • Longer diagnosis times in the UK • More children dying and suffering from severe life-limiting disabilities • Based on research with professional support • Aim: Reduce average diagnosis time from 12-13 weeks to less than five headsmart.org.uk
  • 12. Professional partnerships • HeadSmart is run by a partnership between: • Supported by many other organisations: • Shortlisted for BMJ award, highly commended by QiC:
  • 13. The campaign • Public and professional awareness • Promoted and funded by The Brain Tumour Charity • Disseminated by: • The Charity • Community Champions & volunteers • We need more Community Champions in Scotland! • Clinical Champions in every paediatric neuro-oncology centre
  • 14. The resources FREE mobile symptoms guide Text SMART to 81400
  • 15. The impact Average Symptom Interval Pre-guideline 12-13 weeks Pre HeadSmart launch 9.3 weeks JUNE 2012 7.3 weeks TODAY 6.9 weeks
  • 16. Our incredible fundraisers and supporters
  • 17. Thank you Find out more: www.thebraintumourcharity.o rg Contact us: 0808 800 0004 support@thebraintumourcharity.org

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