BRAIN CENTRE FOUNDATION

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.

The Gamma Knife Charitable Fund

The Gamma Knife Charitable Fund (previously the Brain Met Fund)  is the charity wing of the Brain Centre Foundation. It was established in 2006 to sponsor patients in need for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery to treat brain metastasis.

Brain metastasis is the most common tumour affecting the brain. In Hong Kong’s 7.5m population, an estimated 3000 patients will develop brain metastasis each year. Conventional treatment such as whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) carries poor prognosis and risk of long term cognitive impairment. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in one of the most effective treatment for brain metastasis and significantly improves survival and quality of life.

Apart from brain metastasis, the Gamma Knife Charitable Fund has now extended its sponsorship to include treatment of other tumours including Glioblastomas, Meningiomas, Acoustic Schwannomas, Pituitary adenomas and Arteriovenous malformations.

Visit the Gamma Knife Charitable Fund website to learn more about us.

The Gamma Knife Charitable Fund

The Gamma Knife Charitable Fund (previously the Brain Met Fund)  is the charity wing of the Brain Centre Foundation. It was established in 2006 to sponsor patients in need for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery to treat brain metastasis.

Brain metastasis is the most common tumour affecting the brain. In Hong Kong’s 7.5m population, an estimated 3000 patients will develop brain metastasis each year. Conventional treatment such as whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) carries poor prognosis and risk of long term cognitive impairment. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in one of the most effective treatment for brain metastasis and significantly improves survival and quality of life.

Apart from brain metastasis, the Gamma Knife Charitable Fund has now extended its sponsorship to include treatment of other tumours including Glioblastomas, Meningiomas, Acoustic Schwannomas, Pituitary adenomas and Arteriovenous malformations.

Visit the Gamma Knife Charitable Fund website to learn more about us.

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