Brain Tumor Support Organizations and Information Resources
American Brain Tumor Association
2720 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
1-800-886-2282 (patient line)
Offers publications, a newsletter, a patient line (1-800-886-2282), and support group information
National Brain Tumor Society
East Coast Office
124 Watertown Street, Suite 2D
Watertown, MA 02472
Offers publications, newsletter, and support information
Acoustic Neuroma Association
600 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 108
Cumming, GA 30041-6899
This association is for patients with acoustic neuromas or benign cranial nerve tumors. Offers excellent information on local support groups, publications, and newsletters
Madison Area Brain Tumor Support Group
The goal of this support group is to share common experiences in an effort to provide support and education. These meetings are meant to be informal. They are also confidential. Meetings are not meant to endorse or suggest certain treatments, institutions, or protocols.
Meetings are held monthly. Brain tumor survivors, their families or support persons are all welcome to come.
For the meeting time and place, contact:
Letty Geanon , NP: (608) 263-5227
Lori Hayes, CNS: (608) 265-1192
Additional Cancer Resource:
The National Cancer Institute
Services include access to PDQ--a computerized database providing
the latest information on most types of cancer.
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Last Updated: 11/08/2012
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