Brain cancer

Your appointment may be:

  • face-to-face at our clinics
  • by telephone, we offer telephone appointments between 2pm and 5pm
  • by video, we'll send a link to your email address if you're having a video appointment

How to get an appointment

Your GP or hospital doctor can refer you.

Changing or cancelling your appointment

Please call 020 7188 9793 to change or cancel your appointment.

We answer this number from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Before your appointment

Please bring a list of:

  • medicines you take
  • questions about your condition and treatment

For telephone and video appointments, please get any blood tests before the appointment.

You can bring a friend or relative to your appointment for support. This will also help you take in all of the information.

During your appointment

Your first appointment can last up to 45 minutes.

You'll see one of our consultants and may also see:

  • other specialist doctors
  • specialist nurses
  • therapists
  • researchers

We'll take your medical history and you'll usually have some blood tests. 

We'll send you information about any treatments and tests you need. We'll ask you to sign consent forms before any treatments start.

If you need radiotherapy, you may also meet one of our radiotherapy advanced practitioners.

We'll talk to you about any brain tumour clinical trials that may be suitable for you.

Follow-up appointments can last from 10 minutes to 1 hour. It depends on your needs.

We'll support and help you during your treatment. This includes:

  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • speech and language therapy

After your appointment

We'll tell you if your next appointment is at the clinic or by telephone or video.

If you're having a telephone or video appointment, we'll tell you what blood tests you need before it.

Please call us if you have any appointment questions.

Last updated: September 2023

Contact us

For more information, please contact us.

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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