Brain Tumors - Adult

American Brain Tumor Association - The American Brain Tumor Association exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. Here you will find information on brain tumors and support.

American Cancer Society: Learn About Brain / CNS Tumors in Adults - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about brain or CNS tumors, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

Cancer.Net: Brain Tumor - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

HealthyNJ: Brain Cancer -  Here you will find links to breast cancer information as well as links to chat rooms, message groups and sites in New Jersey.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Brain Tumours - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you’ll find information on the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors.

MedlinePlus: Brain Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine,
this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Brain Tumor Society - This society brings together the best of research and patient services to be a comprehensive resource for patients, families, caregivers, researchers, and medical professionals.

National Cancer Institute: Brain Tumor - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

New York Times : Brain cancer guide - The New York Times guide offers basic information about the disease as well as links to New York Times stories about the disease and related issues.

OncoLink: Brain Tumors - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Brain Cancer - This interactive video is from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

What Are Brain Tumors? Sloan-Kettering - This informative video gives a brief overview of what a brain tumor actually is, the various types, and what treatment options are avaliable.

October 2013