brain tumour


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Noun1.brain tumour - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
Translations

brain tumour

ntumore m al cervello
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Geraldine Pipping, The Brain Tumour Charity's head of fundraising, said: "We receive no government funding and rely 100% on voluntary donations, so it's only through the efforts of firms like Major Family Law that we can change these shocking statistics in the future and bring hope to the thousands of people who are diagnosed with a brain tumour each year.
AIMING to raise awareness of its recently-launched Bandanas for Brain Tumours campaign, The Brain Tumour Charity travelled to regional landmarks including Symphony Hall, The Mailbox, Touchwood and Tudor Grange Leisure Village in an old-fashioned London Routemaster bus, complete with charity branding.
Mel Hennessy, 41, set up the charity Money Is Needed Everyday (MINE) to raise awareness into the need for more brain tumour research, as well as funds.
Mark Lowry and wife Cheryl are taking on the Calderdale Way over three days to raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity in memory of two of Mark's childhood friends.
Underbelly is teaming up with The Brain Tumour Charity for a raucous evening of live comedy with some of the biggest stars of the fringe.
STAFF from Coventry Building Society's Rugby branch raised PS444 for Brain Tumour Research with a Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
A STOCKTON man has told how he felt "the room closing in" as he was diagnosed with a brain tumour - after being told for weeks he was only dehydrated.
In fact, of the 10,500 or so diagnosed with a primary brain tumour every year in the UK, around 500 will be children and young people.
The family of Helen Wills, from Waterloo, who died last year at the age of 50 from a glioblastorma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour, say it is essential that more money be spent on finding the cause and treatments for brain tumours.
A NURSE who lost her son to a brain tumour has raised hundreds of pounds, hoping to prevent other families going through the same "heartache".
SOLIHULL School will host a West End charity gala in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity, thanks to a caring young pupil.
The charity Brain Tumour Research (BTR) would like to see this change, and is calling for a bigger piece of the cancer research pie, so that adults and children - like fiveyear-old Ashya King, whose parents recently sparked a police hunt after taking him abroad for brain tumour treatment - have more, and better, treatment options in the UK.