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Resource Guide for Brain Tumors

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Brain Tumor Association

Address:
2720 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Phone:
1-847-827-9910
1-800-886-2282

Internet address:
http://www.abta.org

Description of services provided:
This site offers brain tumor information, treatment explanations, support resources, and research updates.

Brain Tumor Society

Address:
124 Watertown Street
Suite 3H
Watertown, MA 02472-2500

Phone:
1-617-924-9997
1-800-770-TBTS (1-800-8287)

Internet address:
http://www.tbts.org

Description of services provided:
The Brain Tumor Society’s web site provides resources for patients, survivors, family, friends, and professionals. They also have book suggestions, first person stories from survivors, and a newsletter.

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation

Address:
274 Madison Avenue
Suite 1301
New York, NY 10016

Phone:
1-212-448-9494
1-866-CBT-HOPE (1-866-228-4673)

Internet address:
http://www.cbtf.org/

Description of services provided:
This web site provides an array of information and resources to assist you in accessing expert care for the child in your life with a brain or spinal cord tumor. You can also learn about summer camps for kids and support groups for kids and adults.

National Cancer Institute

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Suite 3036A
6116 Executive Boulevard, MSC8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322

Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Internet address:
http://cancer.gov/

Description of services provided:
The NCI provides a wealth of cancer-related information, covering clinical trials, statistics, research programs, research funding, and much more.

American Cancer Society

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org/

Description of services provided:
Information for professionals and the public, including statistics, Cancer Survivors Network, research programs, and publications as well as ways to donate and volunteer.



Last reviewed February 2003 by Jondavid Pollock, MD, PhD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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