Brain/Spinal Cord Cancers
Brain and spinal cord tumors are abnormal growths of tissue found inside the skull or the bony spinal column, which are the primary components of the central nervous system (CNS). The websites below will provide resources and information on brain tumor and brain tumor treatment.
American Brain Tumor Association: 1.800.886.2282, www.abta.org
ABTA provides critical funding to researchers working toward breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. Here you will find various care and support information as well as research in progress related to brain tumor diagnosis.
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation: 1.866.228.4673, www.cbtf.org
This foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors. This website provides research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
National Brain Tumor Society: 1.800.770.8287, www.braintumor.org
National Brain Tumor Society is a nonprofit organization inspiring hope and providing leadership within the brain tumor community. This website provides extensive information on brain tumor and brain tumor treatment centers. Also, you may find various resources for support and educational programs within the National Brain Tumor Society.