Brain Centre Foundation
The Brain Centre Foundation was established in 2002 as the charitable arm of the Brain Centre. The Foundation has been involved in public education programmes, exhibitions and lectures on common neurological disorders. A survey conducted by the Foundation on stroke back in 2003 highlighted the general public’s poor awareness and knowledge of stroke as a leading cause of death and disability and their common symptoms. The centre has also been involved with sponsoring of neurosurgical procedures both in Hong Kong and China. The Brain Met Fund a charitable subsidiary of the Foundation sponsors patients with brain metastasis with financial difficulties to receive Gamma Knife Radiosurgery treatment.
Brain Met Fund
Brain Met Fund was established in 2006 to sponsor patients with brain metastasis with financial difficulties to receive Gamma Knife Radiosurgery treatment. Brain metastasis is the commonest cancer affecting the brain. It’s incidence is about 400 per 1 million per year which means in Hong Kong’s 7 million population up to 2800 patients will develop brain metastasis each year. Conventional treatment such as whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) carries a poor prognosis and risk of dementia. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in one of the most effective treatment for brain metastasis and significantly improves survival and quality of life.
Patients with brain metastasis with financial difficulties can apply through the Brain Met Fund for sponsorship of their treatment. Through a means evaluation each patient will be assessed for their eligibility. If they satisfy the criteria for sponsorship their treatment cost can be partially or entirely waived. For more information please contact us at 2522 2332 or email us at email@example.com.
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