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: Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults - 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 Healing Exchange Brain Trust - Email support groups for patients and relatives affected by brain tumors.

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 Tumors - 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.

The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information - This site is from a nonprofit public charity dedicated to helping brain tumor patients through emotional and financial support, education, advocacy and raising money for brain tumor research.

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 Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Brain Cancer, Glioma - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer. The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment. It explains which cancer tests and treatments are recommended by experts in gliomas among adults.  

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

OncoLink: Brain Tumors - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, healthcare 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

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


April 2024