Spend more money on brain tumour research

The facts:

More children and adults under 40 die of a brain tumour than from any other cancer

73% of brain tumour deaths occur in those under 75 compared to 47% for all other cancers

Brain tumours receive less than 1% of the national spend on cancer research

Only 18.8% of those diagnosed with a brain tumour survive beyond five years, compared with a 50% average for all cancers

Brain tumours kill more children than leukaemia or any other cancer

This petition calls on the Government to take action to:

Significantly increase the investment into brain tumour research.

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

There is already an e-petition about this issue.

The following explanatory notes have been added:

Please see: Brain Tumour Research

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Created By

Kerri Parker

Created On

Friday 22 November 2013

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