A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (PLGA Foundation) - This foundation has three main goals: to promote promising research, create a clear research agenda for future research, and become a central information resource for patients and their families, as well as healthcare professionals and other nonprofit institution.
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 a wealth of information on brain tumors for adults and children.
American Cancer Society: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Also in Spanish.
The Beez Foundation - The Beez Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization which raises money and public awareness to cure brain cancer thru research, public awareness and related support activities for pediatric cancer treatment.
Cancer.Net: Central Nervous System, Childhood Cancer - 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. Also in Spanish.
For information on specific types of childhood brain tumors, click on any of the following links:
- Astrocytoma, Childhood Also in Spanish.
- Brain Cell Glioma, Childhood Also in Spanish.
- Craniopharyngoma, Childhood
- Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioma, Childhood Tumor
- Ependymoma, Childhood
- Medulloblastoma, Childhood
The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation - The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation was founded by families, friends and physicians of children with brain tumors. Here you can read articles written for the Foundation, read personal stories or access an online newsletter.
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation - This site strives to provide information and resources to assist you in accessing expert care to ensure quality of life for the child in your life with a brain or spinal cord tumor. If your child needs surgery, the section on hospital stays may help.
CureSearch: Brain Tumors in Children - The is a non-profit foundation that accelerates the search for cures for children’s cancer by driving innovation, overcoming research barriers and solving the field’s most challenging problems.
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 Tumors - This government site will provide you with treatment summaries on different types of childhood brain tumors, clinical trial information and statistics.
Also in Spanish.
OncoLink: All About Pediatric Gliomas (Low and High Grade) - 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.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States - The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States is a national organization dedicated to supporting the search for the cause and cure of childhood brain tumors. Archived Internet conferences are available to listen to on topics such as sibling issues and returning to school.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Brain Tumors - You can learn about the types of brain tumors at this informative site.