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Funding for research into brain tumours

Inquiry

The Petitions Committee publishes its report "Funding for research into brain tumours", revealing the distressing experiences of people whose lives have been affected by the disease, as well as exploring the reasons behind the historic underfunding of research under successive governments.

Government response


Following an e-petition, which was started on petition.parliament.uk and reached over 14,000 signatures, the Petitions Committee investigated the subject of funding for brain tumour research.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Funding for research into brain tumours (1.22 MB)
Inquiry Funding for research into brain tumours
HC 554
Report
Response to this report
1st Special Report - Funding for research into brain tumours: Government Response to the Petitions Committee's First Report of Session 2015–16
HC 292
Special Report
1st Special Report - Funding for research into brain tumours: Government Response to the Petitions Committee's First Report of Session 2015–16
Inquiry Funding for research into brain tumours
HC 292
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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3 November 2015
Inquiry Funding for research into brain tumours
Witnesses Maria Lester, Peter Realf, Elizabeth Realf, petition creatorsSarah Mee, Head of Policy and Campaigns, The Brain Tumour Charity, Sue Farrington Smith, Chief Executive, Brain Tumour Research, Neil Meemaduma, Research Grants Manager, Children With Cancer, Emma Greenwood, Head of Policy Development, Cancer Research UK
Oral Evidence
24 November 2015
Inquiry Funding for research into brain tumours
Witnesses Professor Garth Cruickshank, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Geoff Pilkington, University of Portsmouth, Professor Tracy Warr, Brain Tumour Research Centre, University of WolverhamptonDr Karen Kennedy, Director, National Cancer Research Institute
Oral Evidence
Celia and Melvin Ridley (BTR0008)
Professor Geoff Pilkington (BTR0005)
National Cancer Research Institute (BTR0006)

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