Helpful Resources

Below are some helpful resources that we recommend for further information about Brain tumor research, support and news.

Individuals & Organizations

National Brain Tumor Foundation
This website offers information about brain tumors and treatment and helps connect you to a network of brain tumor survivors.

The International Brain Tumour Alliance
The International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) seeks to be an alliance of the support, advocacy and information groups for brain tumour patients and carers in different countries and also includes researchers, scientists, clinicians and allied health professionals who work in the area of brain tumours.

The Florida Brain Tumor Foundation
The Brain Tumor Diva, founder and president, and her foundation helps to provide hope, support and education to brain tumor survivors, their families and friends, and help raise funds for research and finding a cure.

David Bailey (Musician)
Learn more about my very talented muscian friend who is also a brain tumor survivor.

Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR)
Providing education and leadership development for students while they play a positive role in the community promoting brain tumor awareness.

NeedyMeds is the best source of information about assistance programs that help with the cost of medicine and other healthcare expenses.

Support Groups

Brain tumor support Group at Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joes Hospital & Medical Center
This group meets the 4th Tuesday of the month 6:00-7:30 PM. Catered meal provided at no charge. Meetings located in Hospital Conference Center Located in the Health Center (just outside the cafeteria if you were to eat on patio).
350 West Thomas Phoenix AZ 85013 (view on map)
Conference rooms 4 and 5.
Please park in the 6th Avenue Garage. (Parking free for the first hour.)

The Wellness Community monthly  support group for brain tumor patient and their loved ones. Group members experience (and create!) a caring, uplifting, and supportive environment with others who truly understand what it is like to be touched by this disease.  They meet the second Tuesday of each month.

PLEASE RSVP (602)712-1006  LOCATION : 360 East Palm Lane Phoenix, AZ 85004  Click here for a map

Arizona Cancer Center/University Medical Center Brain Tumor Support

2nd Wednesday of month
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
For individuals who have a brain tumor and their significant others who want to share concerns and educational information.
Arizona Cancer Center
Room # 2920
1515 N. Campbell, Tucson 85724 (view on map)
Marsha Deozdoff 520-694-4605 or Kathleen Pickrel 520-694-4786

Information & Research

The Whole Brain Atlas
Everything you want to know about the brain and more!
Click Here

An International Brain Tumor Family Study. Read more information about this study at

The Pain of Maryvale
How the state of Arizona went soft on polluters and mistreated the victims of the Maryvale cancer cluster. A high level of industrial compound Trichloroethylene (TCE) is believed to be the cause of a high rate of childhood leukemia deaths in one portion of west Phoenix.
Read the full article here »

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