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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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