Raise Awareness & Funding for those affected by Brain Tumours. sign now

The Government must take action, NOW, to IMPROVE AWARENESS AND FUNDING IN IRELAND: Brain Tumour research is approximately 12 YEARS behind other types of cancer research. 65% more women die from a brain tumour than from cervical cancer. Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of Irish children . Approx 530 people each year in Ireland are diagnosed with a brain tumour. More people under 40 die of a brain tumour than from any other cancer. Only 14% of those diagnosed with a brain tumour survive beyond 5 years (compared with 50% for all cancers) 25% of all cancers spread to the brain •65% more women die from a brain tumour than from cervical cancer. Every year there is a 4% increase in incidence. THESE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE FACTS: THE GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION NOW FOR THE FUTURE OF THOSE DIAGNOSED WITH A BRAIN TUMOUR.

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  • 30 October 20122. Bob Brady
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Irish Cancer Society, Department of Health

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Families and friends of those who have/had a brain tumour.

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