he cancer which led to the death of campaigner Laura Nuttall is being “neglected” and treated as “the cancer in the corner”, her mother has said.
Nicola Nuttall said her daughter would be “marching on the House of Commons” if she was still alive, demanding improvements for the care of people with glioblastoma multiforme.
Her daughter died in May, aged just 23, after years of campaigning and raising awareness of the rare and aggressive brain cancer.
Mrs Nuttall called for a number of improvements in care, including genome sequencing of brain tumours and more information for those affected by the disease.
She is backing a new report by the charity OurBrainBank which states that glioblastoma is being “neglected” by the healthcare system and that it is not getting the same level of research as other cancers.
She said that families should be able to access more information about the disease …