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Brain: Tumours

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 125371, tabled on 18 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve awareness of brain tumour symptoms during March 2022, Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

Answered on

22 March 2022

While there were no specific awareness campaigns for brain tumours, on 2 March 2022 the latest ‘Help us help you’ campaign launched to addresses the barriers which prevent people from consulting their general practitioner with possible cancer symptoms. NHS England and NHS Improvement are developing plans for future phases of the campaign to raise awareness of key cancer symptoms during 2022/23.