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Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence Awards Ceremony

On the 8th of July 2021, the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission hosted the Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence Awards Ceremony to congratulate and thank the incredible teams of the first nine designated centres of excellence for their passion, hard work and commitment to excellence in the care and treatment of brain tumour patients. The […]

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Academy Programme Manager

Academy Programme Manager

The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM) is seeking to recruit an Academy Programme Manager to support the Tessa Jowell Academy – a new network to promote excellence in brain tumour care and treatment through a multidisciplinary network of knowledge and best practice sharing. This is an exciting position with many opportunities to engage with […]

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Nine NHS Hospital Brain Tumour Centres Awarded Centre OF Excellence Status

With 12,000 people diagnosed with a brain tumour every year, there has never been a more important time to recognise the work of the teams that have helped patients through their brain tumour journey The newly introduced ‘Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence status’ recognises the delivery of outstanding care and treatment by NHS staff in […]

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Opening of the Tessa Jowell Centres of Excellence Application Round

As of today, UK neuro-oncology centres have been formally invited to apply for Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence designation. An initiative to congratulate and reward UK Neuro-centres offering the highest standard of care under the NHS. Today, neuro-oncology centres across the UK were invited by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer mission to apply for an […]

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TJBCM Announcement on the second anniversary of Tessa Jowell’s Passing.

“Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission reveals its exciting plan to award outstanding neuro-oncology centres ‘Tessa Jowell Centre’ status  – recognising centres who offer excellence in brain tumour treatment and aligned research with a strong focus on quality of life care”.   Today, two years on from Dame Tessa Jowell’s passing, Tessa’s legacy remains strong as […]

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Our Brain Bank: Free App to Tackle Glioblastoma in the UK

Last week, a few members of the TJBCM attended the UK launch of Our Brain Bank, a people-powered initiative designed to tackle glioblastoma in the UK. This free, certified app empowers patients and caregivers by enabling them to track their symptoms, test their neurological functions, and keep on top of their treatment schedules.  Users can […]

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New Website for Cancer Research UK Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence

The Cancer Research UK Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence (CRUK-CBTCE) has launched its new website. The Centre brings together teams at the University of Cambridge and the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) to revolutionise the approach to research and treatment of paediatric brain tumours, drawing on the host institutions’ strengths in therapeutic discovery. THE MISSION To […]

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The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission held a successful second yearly offsite at the Academy of Medical Sciences

This was the call to arms given by Jess Mills on 6 November 2019 when TJBCM members came together to reflect on the last year’s progress and discuss plans for the year ahead.

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Tessa Jowell’s ‘seminal and moving’ final speech to the Lords

One year on, mission created in Tessa’s name is announcing progress towards her ambitions for brain cancer patients

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