Review: The American Brain Tumor Association

Brain Tumors, Cancer Websites — By on March 4, 2009 at 4:59 am

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families.

They have earned the distinction within the neuroscience community as being the most complete resource for patient information.

Founded in 1973, ABTA is a not-for-profit, independent organization not affiliated with any one institution.

They serve individuals globally and award funds to researchers throughout the United States and Canada.

At this site you will be able access much of the highly regarded information and educational material offered. Additionally, the scope of their services exceeds the information they can offer through the website alone.

If you find the online materials do not meet your needs, call them at 800-886-2282 or send an e-mail at Their information specialists can answer your questions about tumors and treatment.  They will be happy to personally help you.

ABTA Kids, a section of this website, reaches out to young people, their siblings and friends interested in learning about brain tumors, and young science students. In that section, children are offered the opportunity to learn, share, and explore the world of brain tumors in a supportive environment. The site has received compliments from children, parents, and medical professionals, and from the educational community as well. 

Please visit: The American Brain Tumor Association to learn more.

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