Medline NLM definition for Brain tumours: neoplasms of the part of the central nervous system contained within the cranium.
Cancer of the Brain and Brain Tumours: information from Patient UK website
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors: factsheet from NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (US site)
Brain tumour: information from the NHS website
Brain Tumour Service (Neuro-Oncology): this new website includes information about the different types of brain tumour treated at UCLH, a Meet the Team section and stories from patients who have been treated here. The site was developed and tested with patients. The new website explains the treatments for the different types of brain tumours for both patients, carers and professionals and also what each member of the Hospital team does.
PubMed Medline search on Brain Neoplasms
PubMed Medline search on haemangioblastoma
PubMed Medline search on medulloblastoma
PubMed Medline search on meningioma
BANA (The British Acoustic Neuroma Association)
The website has been designed and developed by people affected by Acoustic Neuroma using information and data gathered from traceable sources. Relieves the suffering of patients who have been diagnosed as having or have been treated for acoustic neuroma. Promotes and supports research into the treatment and prevention of Acoustic Neuroma.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support (with which Cancerbackup has merged) improves the lives of people affected by cancer. The website has many pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
The Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) supports a comprehensive programme of research in institutes, hospitals, universities and medical schools throughout Britain and Northern Ireland.
Alison Fracella Research Trust (AFRT).
A registered UK charity, formed in 2005 specifically for the funding of research, treatment and elimination of a particular brain tumour known as Glioblastoma. For sufferers, families and all health professionals dedicated to the treatment and care for this form of brain tumour, but recognises that all forms of brain tumour are worthy of further analysis, research and information dissemination.
Brain Tumour Charity
The Brain Tumour Charity is the UK’s largest dedicated brain tumour charity.
Astro Brain Tumour Fund
Working to find a cure for low-grade astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, oligoastrocytoma and ependymoma brain tumours and providing support to patients and carers.
Brain and Spine Foundation
Information on living with a neurological condition and on diagnosis. There are publications and resources. The useful glossary of neurological conditions (under 'Information and support') includes links to some other organisations as well as to Brain and Spine Foundation information.
Healthtalk: nerves and brain
Personal experiences of people living with various neurological conditions.
Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury. Organisations are listed at https://www.neural.org.uk/our-members/, a good place to start if looking for information on those conditions. Site also includes information about living with a neurological condition, a glossary, and information about onset and diagnosis as well as a small set of real life stories.
NHS Inform: brain, nerves and spinal cord
NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service, with the aim of providing the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.