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|Symptoms of Brain Tumour
||A tumour which occurs in the brain, which may be benign (slow growing, non-cancerous), or malignant (invasive, often grows rapidly and cancerous). Each type of tumour has different characteristics.|
|Types||There are many different types of brain tumours. You can find a useful explanation and list at:
|Useful national contacts||Brain Tumour Action
Tel. 0131 466 3116
The Brain Tumour Charity
support for high-grade tumours
Tel: 01688 400 687(9am - 9pm)
support for low-grade tumours
Tel. 01485 572767
Tel: 01983 292 405
Brain and Spine Foundation
Helpline: 0808 808 1000
|Online resources||What should I tell my children about my brain tumour? (Brain and Spine Foundation)
MediKidz explain Brain Tumours
My Cancer Treatment
provides up-to-date and accessible information about NHS cancer services in England
Losing Myself: The Reality of Life with a Brain Tumour (The Brain Tumour Charity)
|News and events||
A part of The Brain Charity's outreach work in St Helens, the St. Helens Brain Tumour support group meets once a month at Momo's Coffee Shop, St Helens. The first meeting will be on 6th September, 2018, 6.00-7.00pm. You can just turn up!
Meningiomas are non-cancerous tumours of the membranes that cover the brain. Researchers at Edge Hill University are hosting informal focus group discussions at The Brain Charity
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Brain Tumour and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit our library to read Living with a Brain Tumor: Dr Peter Black's Guide to Taking Control of Your Treatment. Or have a look in your local library for this book.