Helpful Links

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  • Scripps Memorial Hospital


    Scripps Health Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA

    Elekta Maker of The Leksell Gamma Knife, is the world’s leading supplier of stereotactic systems.

    ABTA’s Dictionary for brain tumor patients

    Brain Trust The Healing Exchange

    Brain Activists eGroup, Discussion of legal, regulatory and public policy issues impacting cancer patient rights and benefits in clinical trials.

    Society for Neuroscience

    University of California San Diego Department of Neurosurgery or Brain tumor info

    Keep Laughing to Keep Healthy Jane Hill, humorist/speaker/consultant

    Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Facial Pain Association 2801 S. W. Archer Road, Suite C Gainesville, FL 32608 Ph: (800) 923-3608

    Acoustic Neuroma

    Acoustic Neuroma Association 600 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite 108 Cumming, GA 30041 Ph: (770) 205-8211

    Acoustic Neuroma Archive

    Acoustic Neuroma World

    Other Conditions

    NPF The National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.

    Centers and Treatment information

    International Radiosurgery Support Association (IRSA)

    RadiologyInfo Current and accurate patient information about diagnostic radiology procedures, interventional radiology and radiation therapy.

    Neurosurgical Medical Clinic

    Al Musella’s clinical trials – noteworthy treatments for brain tumors

    National Cancer Institute

    Cancer Organizations

    American Brain Tumor Association 2720 River Road Des Plaines, IL 60018 Ph: (800) 886-2282

    American Cancer Society 2655 Camino Del Rio San Diego, CA 92138 (619) 299-4200 or 24hour access at (800) ACS-2345

    Lung Cancer Foundation

    National Brain Tumor Foundation 22 Battery Street, Suite 612 San Francisco, CA 94111-5520 Ph: (800) 934-CURE

    Local Support Groups

    San Diego Brain Tumor Support Group
    3250 Fordham St., Bldg. A Rm. 1, San Diego, CA 92110San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation at (619) 515-9908 or Peggy Budd at (858) 272-6565
    Free, no pre-registration needed. Group meets 1st Tuesday from 6:30-8:30pm. Facilitated by Malinda Breda, Ph.D.Group meets at Kaiser Point Loma Location, Building A, Room 1.