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Brain: Tumours

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14920, tabled on 14 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the response by Lord Bethell on 19 January (HL Deb, cols 1080–4), what progress they have made towards developing research projects on brain tumours, and in particular on young people with brain tumours.

Answered on

23 April 2021

As part of the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission, the National Institute for Healthcare Research has received 69 applications, 10 of which have been funded and a further seven are under consideration. One of the funded applications is focused solely on children and others include young people.

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Department of Health and Social Care