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Virtual Trials - Clinical Trials And Noteworthy Treatments For Brain
Tumors
- http://www.virtualtrials.com - treatment information and
resources maintained by The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research
And Information .

MGH Neuro-oncology Information Resources
MGH Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
The New WHO Classsification of Central Nervous System Tumors
Astrocytic Tumor Grading Systems
Mutations in Astrocytic Lineage Tumors
Benign brain and spine tumors such as meningioma, epidermoid, dermoid, hemangioblastoma, colloid cyst, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, and craniopharyngioma.
Acoustic neuroma and other cerebellopontineangle (cpa) and skull base tumors
Pituitary tumor (adenoma, carcinoma) information
Neurofibromatosis (type I, Von Recklinghausen's disease) information
Tuberous sclerosis resources
Von Hippel-Lindau disease resources
Spine tumor information
Proton-beam radiosurgery and other radiosurgery links
Molecular Neuro-oncology Laboratory Homepage: MGH Research elucidating the genetic bases of nervous system tumors

Other NeuroOncology Resources
Brain tumor support and education off-line. A listing of contact information for organizations devoted to providing support for brain tumor survivors and their care-givers.
Brain tumor information on line
Brain tumor mailing list (BRAINTMR@mitvma.mit.edu)
American Brain Tumor Association on-line
American Brain Tumor Association's Primer of Brain Tumors
American Brain Tumor Association's Dictionary for Brain Tumor Patients
ABTA's Tumors Metastatic to the Brain and Spine
Medinfo.Org Index of BRAINTMR and NCI CancerNet
American Brain Tumor Association Homepage
The Brain Tumor Society in Boston, MA
Cancer Net and PDQ are available directly from the National Cancer Institute (USA)
Adult brain tumors: Patient Information
Adult brain tumors: Information for Physicians
Brain metstasis: Information for Physicians
Childhood brain tumors: Patient/Family Information
Childhood brain tumors: Information for Physicians
Childhood brain stem glioma: Patient/Family Information
Childhood brain stem glioma: Information for Physicians
Childhood cerebellar astrocytoma: Patient/Family Information
Childhood cerebellar astrocytoma: Information for Physicians
Childhood cerebral astrocytoma: Patient/Family Information
Childhood cerebral astrocytoma: Information for Physicians
Childhood visual pathway glioma: Patient/Family Information
Childhood medulloblastoma: Patient Information
Childhood medulloblastoma: Information for Physicians
Childhood supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) and pineal tumor: Patient/ Family Information
Childhood supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) and pineal tumor: Information for Physicians
Pituitary tumor: Patient/Family Information
Pituitary tumor: Information for Physicians
Cerebral, cáncer: NIH PDQ Patient Information is also available in Spanish from Pregúntale a NOAH sobre el cáncer
en adultos
de la niñez
Meduloblastoma infantil
Tumor neuroectodérmico supratentorial primitivo infantil
Information on Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors from the (US) National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Brain Tumors
Glossary Of Terms Related To Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors
What Are Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors?
What Causes Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors?
How Many People Have Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors?
What Are The Symptoms Of Brain Tumors?
What Are The Symptoms Of Spinal Cord Tumors?
How Are Central Nervous System Tumors Diagnosed?
Brain & Spiral Cord Tumors: Imaging & X-Ray
Laboratory Tests For Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors
What Is A Biopsy For A Tumor & How Is It Used?
Tumor Treatment -- Surgery
Tumor Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Tumor Treatment -- Chemotherapy/Other Drugs
Where Should Patients Go For Treatment Of Tumors?
Primary Central Nervous System Tumors
Chordomas & Craniopharngiomas
Gliomas
Meningiomas, Pineal Tumors & Pituitary Tumors
PNETs, Schwannomas & Vascular Tumors
Other Central Nervous Systems Tumor-Related Conditions
Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumor Research
CNS Tumor Research - Brachytherapy & Chemotherapy
CNS Tumor Research - Radiation & Gene Therapy
CNS Tumor Research - Gamma Knife & Hyperthermia
CNS Tumor Research - Immunotherapy
Intraoperative Ultrasound & Oncogenes & Tumors
PET & Physiological Mapping & Tumors
Photodynamic Therapy & Tumor Growth Factors
What Can I Do To Help CNS Tumor Research?
MGH Neuro-oncology Information Resources
The New WHO Classsification of Central Nervous System Tumors
Astrocytic Tumor Grading Systems
Mutations in Astrocytic Lineage Tumors
Benign brain and spine tumors such as meningioma, epidermoid, dermoid, hemangioblastoma, , colloid cyst, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, and craniopharyngioma.
Acoustic neuroma and other cerebellopontineangle (cpa) and skull base tumors
Pituitary tumor (adenoma, carcinoma) information
Neurofibromatosis (type I, Von Recklinghausen's disease) information
Tuberous sclerosis resources
Von Hippel-Lindau disease resources
Spine tumor information
Molecular Neuro-oncology Laboratory Homepage: MGH Research elucidating the genetic bases of nervous system tumors
Oncolink (UPenn)
Pediatric Brain Tumor Information
Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada's Pediatric Brain Tumor Patient Resource Book
Surgical Complications in the Management of Pediatric Brain Tumors, by Leslie N. Sutton, M.D.
Pineoblastoma in Children by Joel W. Goldwein, et al.
Other tumor support resources, including psychological support resources
NYU Neurosurgery
An introduction to astrocytomas ,. by Patrick J. Kelly, M.D.
Surgical procedures for brain tumors, by Patrick J. Kelly, M.D.
University of Iowa
Stereotactic Procedure: A Guide for Patients
Also see the newsgroup: alt.support.cancer
Medial Sphenoid Wing Meningioma
Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma
Recovering an 'Unsalvagable' Life
The New WHO Classsification of Central Nervous System Tumors
Acoustic neuroma and other cerebellopontine angle(cpa) and skull base tumors
Pituitary tumor (adenoma, carcinoma) information
Neurofibromatosis (type I, VonRecklinghausen's disease) information
Tuberous sclerosis resources
Von Hippel-Lindau disease resources
Spine tumor information
Management of Cranial and Spinal Meningiomas, by Robert G. Ojemann, M.D.
Introduction to the therapy of Meningiomas
General Considerations in Management of Meningiomas
Surgery of Meningiomas
Radiation Therapy of Meningiomas
Observation of Meningiomas
Summary of Dr. Ojemann's Meningioma Series
OLFACTORY GROOVE MENINGIOMA (File 2)
TUBERCULUM SELLAE MENINGIOMA (File 3)
MEDIAL SPHENOID WING MENINGIOMA (CLINOIDAL MENINGIOMA , File 4)
MIDDLE RIDGE SPHENOID WING MENINGIOMA (File 5)
HYPEROSTOSING SPHENOID WING MENINGIOMA (File 6)
OPTIC SHEATH MENINGIOMA (File 7)
FLOOR OF FRONTAL FOSSA MENINGIOMA (File 8)
MIDDLE FOSSA MENINGIOMA (File 9)
CAVERNOUS SINUS MENINGIOMA (File 10)
PARASAGITTAL MENINGIOMA (File 11)
FALX MENINGIOMA (File 12)
CONVEXITY MENINGIOMA (File 13)
INTRAVENTRICULAR MENINGIOMA (File 14)
CLIVUS AND PETROCLIVAL MENINGIOMA (File 15)
TENTORIAL MENINGIOMA (File 16)
CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE MENINGIOMA (File 17)
CEREBELLAR CONVEXITY MENINGIOMA (File 18)
FORAMEN MAGNUM MENINGIOMA (File 19)
SPINAL MENINGIOMA (File 20)
MALIGNANT MENINGIOMAS (File 21)
MENINGIOMA REFERENCES (File 22)
Advancing the Specialized Care of Individuals with Brain Tumors
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