Why we're here
500 children a year are diagnosed with a brain tumour, with countless more living with the disease and its long term effects.
A brain tumour diagnosis is terrifying in itself, let alone where a child is involved. little brainstrust is here to ensure that families are not left in the dark when facing a brain tumour, wherever they are in the UK. We provide useful, honest support to people living with a brain tumour, to help achieve the best possible outcome.
Faced with a devastating diagnosis, Charlotte and her family were shocked, confused and frustrated. Being given conflicting information made a worrying situation even more stressful. With Charlotte's continued bravery and a little help from brainstrust, her family were able to gain a second opinion.
Looking after a child with a brain tumour? Need to explain brain cancer to your children? It’s hard. We know. But we’re here to help.
Looking after a child with a brain tumour? Need to explain brain cancer to your children? Talking can be hard. But we can help.
We know that four in five cancer patients are hit with an average cost of £570 a month as a result of their illness*. Facing a diagnosis is hard enough without this added burden, here we share some of help available.
We have some things that might help. See what resources and support can help you on your brain tumour journey.
Feel less alone on your brain tumour journey - read about others' experiences here.
We’re working to help families with children who are battling a brain tumour, wherever they are in the UK. But we need your help.
Diagnosing brain tumours earlier in children means they have a better chance of survival. Find out about the headsmart campaign here.