There are a number of services available to support those diagnosed with brain and spinal cord cancer
U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center Brain Tumors Information Guide [pdf]
Patient Support Services:
Cancer Answer Line™: Phone 800-865-1125 during daytime hours to reach a real person. Visit their webpage
Clinical trials at UM
from our blog, mCancerTalk
Dictionary for Brain Tumor Patients
Segal, Gail and American Brain Tumor Association; 2002. Request a hard copy at: www.abta.org or call 800-886-2282.
Living with a Brain Tumor: Dr. Peter Black's Guide to Raking Control of Your Treatment.
Black, Peter; Hogan, Sharon Cloud; 2006; New York: Henry Holt.
Listserv (ongoing discussion by email)
This email group discusses all adult and pediatric brain tumors. To subscribe go to: www.virtualtrials.com/brntmr.cfm. This page also provides access to other email groups focusing of specific types of brain tumors.