Pupils at St. Faith’s Preparatory school in Cambridge were delighted to have a visit from cricket legend Sir Alastair Cook during a cricket masterclass. Sir Alastair Cook is a huge inspiration to young cricket fans and was happy to pose for photos with them and do a fantastic #TforTom with the pupils. To read the […]
The fantastic Tom’s Trust/Red Panda rugby team are preparing for their 2018 tour which will culminate in the infamous beach rugby in London in August. This year there is also a woman’s team to follow and support and this weekend the ladies won their first ever tournament. 12th May 2018 – Rugby 4 Heroes, Royal […]
A huge thank you to Wendens Ambo Youth Cricket Club for supporting us again this year.
Researchers have found there are seven types of the most common malignant child brain cancer – paving the way for more precise and ‘kinder’ treatments. Medulloblastoma affects about 70 to 80 children a year in the UK and requires intensive treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. That can leave children with life-altering injuries. The breakthrough, […]
Our Patron, leading neuro-surgeon, Helen Fernandes appeared recently on the BBC Radio Cambridge afternoon show with Jeremy Sallis. Speaking passionately about the group of children we support her eloquence portrays just how vital our service is. Hear her interview here
Tom’s Trust is delighted to announce that Helen Fernandes, renowned Neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, has agreed to become our Patron. Helen Fernandes was appointed as Consultant Neurosurgeon at the internationally renowned Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 2002, the first female surgeon to be appointed there. She specialises in the treatment of both adult and paediatric patients […]
Debs has been in the news recently joining the debate in funding brain tumour research. Newly-released figures from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) show the total national spend on cancer research allocated to research into brain tumours decreased to just 1.37 per cent in 2015. Brain Tumour Research’s analysis of the total national spend […]