The language of brain tumours can be complex, treatments are sophisticated and a diagnosis marks an entry into a world that is unfamiliar to most. We provide clear, easy to understand information that unpicks the complexity. We're information standard certified by the Department of Health, so you can be sure we are reliable and valuable information source.

Our information sheets are available as a web page, a download or as a printable copy.

Diagnosis and treatment

Living with a brain tumour

Types of tumour


About your brain

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Brain Tumour UK is grateful to Antisense Pharma for their contribution to the costs of preparation of the patient information sheets. Content and development is independently managed by Brain Tumour UK.

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