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Resource Guide for Brain Tumors

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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Resource Guide for Brain Tumors

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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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