On the 4th February its World Cancer Day – a day that unites people, communities and entire countries to raise awareness and take action. It is led by the Union for International Cancer Control. Which has a thousand members from across 162 countries,
Cancer is a global challenge. In 2018, 18 million people world-wide were diagnosed with cancer. In the UK alone, more than 360,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year – that’s nearly 990 people every day.
At TRCL we are proud to offer treatment to patients suffering from brain tumours and be part of the global effort against cancer. The numbers of patients receiving treatment at the centre for brain metastases is continuing to increase. With advancements in the treatment of primary tumours (breast, lung, kidney, skin), the importance and demand for being able to treat these secondary tumours is increasing, with Gamma Knife offering a treatment which offers significant advantages to whole brain radiotherapy for suitable patients.