Summer is definitely here finally in the UK. Here is the PODCAST if you missed the show on Thursday. We had an interview with Emma Young. Emma was diagnosed in June 2012 with a brain tumour, a meningioma and has had two brain surgeries and radiotherapy. She tells us about her diagnosis and where she is now with her treatment.
We talked about all the events and things where you can take part within the brain tumour community.
Brainstrust have a meetup in Croydon on Tuesday 30th June where you can meet other people affected by a brain tumour. It will be held at the Pizza Express, George Street.
Find more details here: www.meetup.com/brainstrust/events
We told you about the Brain Tumour Research event being held by LoveUKeira – On the Monday 10th August the Love U Keira Tractor Road Trip team will set off on their epic 700 mile journey, raising awareness and funding for childhood brain tumours. There will be multiple events taking place en route at the many overnight stops. http://www.loveukeira.co.uk/#!tractorroadtrip/c1ct2
Also Brain Tumour Research are holding a Summer Party fundraiser with Santander on Friday, 25th September on Plymouth Hoe. Tickets available through Crowdfunder on www.crowdfunder.co.uk/brain_tumour_research_summer_party.
Or see www.braintumourresearch.org
The Twilight Walks are back. Get involved in a 10k walk at dusk to raise much needed fund for the charities. You can go as slow or fast as you like. The money will be going to The Brain Tumour Charity and BTRS. http://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/raising-funds/Events/the-twilight-walk-2015
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We told you about the Brain Tumour Research & Support across Yorkshire Masquerade Ball on Friday 9th October at The Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, which will be transformed into a Venetian Palace. Details on www.btrs.org.uk
We mentioned upcoming events with The National Brain Appeal – A letter in mind – The Art of a Journey are looking for artists whether established, up and coming or you love being creative. The idea being to create a work of art using a C5 envelope and then in October there will be an exhibition of the works at the London Space Gallery, OXO Tower in London, and the creations will be sold anonymously for £80 (the artist’s identity and biography will only be revealed once the exhibition has ended and the work is sold. Details and inspiration on www.nationalbrainappeal.org
We also told you about McCullom Lake Documentary : A town battles brain cancer. This is a Kickstarter project by McCullom Lake Films, LLC and is a feature length documentary tell the story of the impact of a#braincancer cluster in a suburb of #Chicago. More than 30 residents of this small community have been diagnosed with extremely rare brain tumours, brain cancer and other serious medical conditions. The documentary chronicles the town’s search for answers and a journalist’s search for the truth. www.kickstarter.com and click on ‘search projects’ and type in McCollum Lake
If you want to hear more, got to the PODCAST
Aunty M Brain Tumours was set up to have an online support network.
I have tried to give people a place to find information. Not in the medical sense but in a way to help and motivate people.
There will be more places to visit as I find them… If you have any places to tell others about just leave your comment below.