ASSOCIATIONS / CONGRESSES
Acoustic Neuroma Association
Provides information and support to patients who have been diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, including symptoms for early detection, frequently asked questions, and treatment options.
600 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
American Brain Tumor Association
Among a wide range of information concerning brain tumors is their "Primer on Brain Tumors," an online booklet designed to help patients, friends, and family members better understand brain tumors.
2720 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Patient Line: 800-886-2282
Brain Tumor Foundation for Children
Provides emotional and informational support for families of children with brain tumors.
6065 Roswell Rd., NE, Suite 505
Atlanta, GA 30328
Fax: (404) 252-4108
Brain Tumor Society
The network of brain tumor patients, survivors, and their families provides access to psychosocial support, information and resources.
124 Watertown Street, Suite 3H
Watertown, MA 02472
This site from the manufacturers of the Gamma Knife provides information on Gamma Knife and stereotactic neurosurgery, as well as links to patient resources.
International Radiosurgery Support Association
Provides patient information and resources concerning Gamma Knife and Linac stereotactic radiosurgery. Features include an overview of radiosurgery, Q&A, patient stories, and a search application for treatment centers.
3005 Hoffman Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
National Brain Tumor Foundation
NBTF is a national non-profit health organization dedicated to providing information and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors.
22 Battery Street, Suite 612,
San Francisco, CA 94111-5520
Brain Tumor Information Line: 1.800.934.CURE (2873)
National Brain Tumor Radiosurgery Association
Support organization for patients who have undergone radiosurgery for the treatment of various brain tumors. Includes a discussion board for radiosurgical topics and information on the application of radiosurgery for various brain tumors.
Johns Hopkins Radiosurgery
401 N Broadway, Weinberg 1469
Baltimore, MD 21231-2410
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
A division of the National Institute of Health, this site offers an extensive list of disorders of the brain, information on research, and news on the latest advances in the management of neurological disorders.
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)
1 Church Street #600
Rockville, MD 20850
Fax: (301) 990-0445
United Spinal Association
75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, New York 11370
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Neurosurgery On Call
North American Spine Society
Society of University Neurosurgeons (SUN)
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation