Brain Tumour Research celebrates its 15th anniversary

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Fifteen years ago, on 28th April 2009, 14 brain tumour charities put their heads together to launch umbrella charity Brain Tumour Research with a mission to raise awareness and increase funding for vital research.

Over the past 15 years, as a direct result of your support, the charity has established a network of four dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence, invested millions of pounds into researching brain tumours, and has been instrumental in increasing the national spend on brain tumour research from less than £4 million to more than £17 million. The charity has worked with thousands of incredible patients, loved ones and communities to raise awareness of this devastating disease, as well as much more.

Our CEO Dan Knowles, pictured with our founding Chief Executive and now Trustee Sue Farrington Smith MBE and the newest member of the Brain Tumour Research team Jake Aroyewun, said: “Looking back at what we have achieved since 2009 is inspiring and everything we have done so far has only been possible because of the dedication and commitment of our supporters. Every person who has supported the charity – by donating, fundraising, volunteering, campaigning and more – should feel a huge sense of pride.

“We have come so far, but there is still more to do to achieve our vision of finding a cure for all types of brain tumours. We’re looking forward to sharing our plans with you over the coming months and beyond, and I personally look forward to the next 15 years with excitement and anticipation of what we will achieve together. Our goal is ambitious; there will be challenges ahead, but we know that together we will find a cure.”

Your support will help us get closer to a cure for brain tumours. Find out how you can get involved by clicking here.

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