Brain tumour patient on plans for Christmas and fundraising passion

A London brain tumour patient is preparing for an extra special Christmas this year – knowing that it may be her last.

Kelly Casey, from Hackney, is currently receiving respite hospice care in East London, after being diagnosed with an inoperable tumour.

We spoke to her from St. Joseph’s Hospice about her plans for Christmas with her family – and her passionate support of the charity Brain Tumour Research.

Helena Wadia 23rd December 2022


  • NewsCharity set up in memory of 17-year-old funds new brain tumour research

    The charity set up in William Low's memory - The William Low Trust - is raising funds for a research scientist for the specific cancer he passed away from.

    Henry Thomas-Aldridge 12th August 2021

    Read more
  • NewsFormer music producer raising awareness of routine eye tests after aggresive brain tumour diagnosis

    Rob Tillen from Hounslow was given 15 months to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour following a trip to the opticians

    Henry Thomas-Aldridge 24th January 2022

    Read more
  • NewsCancer patient visits scientists working on finding cure after fundraising efforts

    Philip Scard from Twickenham was diagnosed in 2015 with a brain tumour and has helped to fund research ever since

    Henry Thomas-Aldridge 22nd March 2022

    Read more
  • NewsDonating hair to help those with cancer

    Meet the Putney woman who donates her hair to help others

    Tanya Francis 26th July 2021

    Read more
  • Arts & Culture

    Arts & CultureLondoner swims length of Lake Geneva in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity

    Sir John Royden was pulled out the water with just 15 miles to go and he's returned to the lake to finish what he started.

    Tanya Francis 26th July 2022

    Read more