Resources

Information on Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

American Brain Tumor Association
www.abta.org

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research:
www.aicr.org

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
www.cbtf.org

Children’s Oncology Group
www.childrensoncologygroup.org

National Brain Tumor Society
www.braintumor.org

National Cancer Institute, Childhood Brain Tumors
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/treatment/childhoodcancers

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
www.pbtfus.org

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation  
www.childhoodbraintumor.org

Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium
www.pnoc.us

San Diego Blood Bank
www.sandiegobloodbank.org

Clinical Trials

Children’s Oncology Group
www.childrensoncologygroup.org

ClinicalTrials.gov (a service of the National Institutes of Health)
www.clinicaltrials.gov

Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium
www.vai.org/vari/research-areas/nmtrc

Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium
www.pnoc.us

Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
www.pbtc.org

For Kids

About Brain Tumors (KidsHealth )

Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
www.eatright.org

Housing

Ronald McDonald House Charities
www.rmhcsd.org

Support Groups

Supersibs!  For siblings ages 0-18 of a cancer patient.  Families can sign up on the website, or Child Life Services can help with the referral.
www.supersibs.org

Yahoo Pediatric Brain Tumor Support Group
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Pediatricbraintumors

Wigs

Patti’s Pearls.  Families can buy the wigs directly. Rady Children’s patients can get the full $200 reimbursement, and Child Life Services can help with that referral.
www.wigsbypattispearls.com