Neuro-Oncology Branch: Patient Education

We want to ensure that our patients are well informed. To help answer some of the questions you may have, visit the resources listed below.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
NCI is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. As part of its mission, NCI provides information on cancer. NCI is part of the NIH. NIH is  the nation's medical research agency--making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Other Resources

American Brain Tumor Association
Advances understanding and treatment of brain tumors through research, education, and support systems for patients and families.

American Cancer Society
Dedicated to eliminating cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who treat people with cancer.

Brain Science Foundation
Dedicated to finding cures for brain tumors through research, as well as developing and testing new treatments and providing information on online patient support services.

Brains for the Cure
Provides education for brain tumor patients throughout their journey.

CERN Foundation
Provides education about ependymoma, the development of treatments, and support systems for patients and their families.

Provides education and supportive services information for brain and other cancers.

Musella Foundation
Dedicated to improving the quality of life and survival times for patients by streamlining the flow of information, organizing the brain tumor community, and raising money for research.

National Brain Tumor Society
Raises awareness and provides resources through research, events and legislative action.

Voices Against Brain Cancer 
Advances scientific research, increases awareness within the medical community, and supports patients and families.