Support & Resources

National Associations

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
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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
847-827-9910
Fax: 847-827-9918
Patient Line: 800-886-2282
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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
(404) 252-4107          
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
1.800.770.TBTS (8287) 
Fax 617.924.9998


Elekta
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)
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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
800-352-9424


Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
The number one resource on TN and related facial pain conditions for patients, their families, doctors and other medical professionals, policymakers, and the public.

925 Northwest 56th Terrace, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32605-6402
800-923-3608


National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)
1 Church Street #600
Rockville, MD 20850
(800) 962-9629
(301) 214-4006
Fax:  (301) 990-0445


United Spinal Association
75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, New York 11370
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800-404-2898
718-803-3782
Fax: 718-803-0414


Spinal Cord Tumor Association, Inc. (SCTA)
P.O. Box 461
Jay, FL  32565
850-675-6663
Fax:  850-675-4934


Neurosurgery-Related Websites

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Location

Address:

7625 Mesa College Drive
Suite 305A
San Diego, CA 92111
 
Main Office Line:  858-223-2100
Main Fax Line:  858-223-2101