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Brain Tumor Center

Patient and Family Education

Useful Links

We are providing these links to related resources as a service to our users. We are not responsible for the information at the linked sites and do not endorse any products or services found there.

American Brain Tumor Association:
The American Brain Tumor Association site has brain tumor information, treatment explanations, support services, research updates and more.

American Cancer Society:
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, patient service and rehabilitation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO):
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is dedicated to helping patients and their families find accurate, reliable, and oncologist-approved information about cancer.

Bone and Cancer Foundation:
An information resource for patients and health professionals concerned with the care and treatment of cancer involving bone

Brain Tumor Society:
The Brain Tumor Society strives to improve the quality of life of brain tumor patients and their families. This site provides brain tumor resources for patients, survivors, families, friends and professionals.

Cancer Information Network:
The Cancer Information Network is a noncommercial site founded to provide support and information to cancer patients and their caregivers.

International Radiosurgery Support Association:
The International Radiosurgery Support Association (IRSA) is an independent organization dedicated to providing educational information on: Gamma Knife Surgery, Linac Radiosurgery, IMRT, and other specialized radiation treatments to patients, insurers, referring physicians, and regulatory agencies.

MEDLINEplus:
MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

MedicineNet:
MedicineNet, Inc. is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via a network of interactive Web sites.

Musella Foundation:
The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research is dedicated to improving the quality of life and survival times for brain tumor patients. This site features a brain tumor guide, survivor stories, clinical trials and other noteworthy treatments and more.

National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF):
NBTF is dedicated to providing information and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors.

National Cancer Institute (NCI):
Cancer.gov, the National Cancer Institute's Web site, provides accurate, up-to-date information on many types of cancer, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

The following publications are also available, in PDF format, on the NCI's web site, www.cancer.gov:


This page was last updated on: September 22, 2009.