Other Resources

The following are links to comprehensive websites that may be helpful to parents in finding information about their child’s illness.

Due to the changing nature of the Internet, the changing nature of medicine, and because these Websites belong to others, the accuracy of the information should be reviewed with your health care team. The Brain Tumor Foundation for Children does not endorse or recommend any one particular treatment protocol or medical facility over another, nor is it associated with the other organizations or individuals whose websites are linked here and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information found on these links. Always consult with your healthcare provider should you have questions regarding your child’s treatment. Also, please note that by clicking on these links, you are leaving the BTFC site and entering the site of another entity and that we have no control, responsibility, liability, etc., in relation to the content and activities of the sites being linked.

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov
"ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals."

CureSearch
http://www.curesearch.org
"CureSearch unites the world's largest childhood cancer research organization, the Children's Oncology Group, and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation through our mission to cure childhood cancer. Research is the key to the cure."

National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov/
“More Than 70 Years of Excellence in Cancer Research”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/brainandspinaltumors/brainandspinaltumors.htm
“The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease – a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.

National Library of Medicine (United States National Institutes of Health)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
“The World’s Largest Medical Library”

Online Support Groups
Online Pediatric Brain Tumor Support Groups

Pediatric Oncology Resource Center
http://www.ped-onc.org/index.html
"Resources and information for parents of children with cancer…by parents of children with cancer.”

Virtual Trials
http://www.virtualtrials.com
“The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information.”

Financial Assistance Resources

Related Organizations