These online and community resources provide education and support to those with brain and spine tumors.
American Brain Tumor Association
National advocacy committee that also funds brain tumor research; includes a helpful Guide for the Newly Diagnosed.
American Cancer Society
Help with understanding your diagnosis, finding treatment options, and identifying sources of assistance in your community
Brain Tumor Foundation
A non-profit organization that guides and supports patients, families, and caregivers touched by a brain tumor.
National organization providing free support services including counseling, support groups, workshops, publications, and financial assistance
Cancer Support Community
Online community for those affected by cancer
National Brain Tumor Society
National advocacy committee that also funds brain tumor research; provides information about brain tumors including symptoms, treatment options, and considerations for caregivers.
National Cancer Institute
Online resource to find relevant national and local support services
Red Door Community (formerly Gilda’s Club NYC)
Local community support for patients and caregivers affected by cancer
The Healing Exchange Brain Trust
Online community for patients with gliomas
Free one-on-one support for patients or caregivers
Information on clinical trials and support services related to gliomas (includes a Checklist for the Newly Diagnosed)
National Comprehensive Care Network
An alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
New York City Health Care Assistance
Your official guide to cancer and other health resources in New York City
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