There are many non-profit brain tumor foundations, organizations, and support groups around the world. The abbreviated list below is provided for information only as a source for additional resources.
Katie’s Kids for the Cure/ National Fund for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research – http://www.katieskids.org
Funds innovative and creative brain tumor research, both clinical and basic science.
Have a Chance – http://www.haveachance.org/
Have A Chance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families impacted by a brain tumor find the most appropriate and innovative therapies. Have A Chance is committed to researching treatments that touch on the four elements of healing: conventional, alternative, spiritual and psychological.
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) – http://www.seer.cancer.gov
The SEER Program of the National Cancer Institute is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. CBTRUS works collaboratively with this registry and their collection of data on Primary Brain Tumors. SEER only collects data on Malignant Brain Tumors.
The International Agency of Research on Cancer (IARC) – www.iarc.fr
The IARC is part of the World Health Organization. It works to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. CBTRUS also works with this organization that collects data on malignant brain tumors only.
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure – www.abc2.org
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure has a singular focus – to hasten the discovery of a cure for brain cancer and inspires new hope for a cure by using a results-driven business model to bring more treatments to patients, stimulate research & development and otherwise support the accelerated development of new therapies for brain cancer.