The Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, has been awarded $965,000 as part of a funding package from CanTeen to give adolescent and young adult cancer patients access to cutting-edge treatment.
After the birth of her second daughter, Yvonne experienced severe headaches and suspected a brain tumour. In 2013, after experiencing twitching she was diagnosed with multiple meningiomas.
Brain Tumour Alliance Australia (BTAA) is the national brain tumour patient and carer support organisation in Australia. It was established in late 2008 by a group of brain tumour patients, and current and former carers. While welcoming the advice and input of specialists, BTAA seeks to represent the brain tumour community from the viewpoint of the patient, their carers, and their families.