Brain Tumor Awareness Month: Resources for Education

During Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May, many people and organizations across the nation focus on spreading awareness about brain tumors through community-powered education and providing new opportunities to get involved.

The following organizations provide numerous resources for brain tumor patients and their loved ones, including general information about brain tumors, extensive research and studies, as well as various avenues to get involved in the fight against brain cancer.

  • The National Brain Tumor Society is committed to leveraging their collective resources and knowledge to deliver the greatest impact to the brain tumor community and drive change to improve the pace of drug discovery and development.

  • American Brain Tumor Association, the first national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to brain tumors, continues to provide comprehensive resources that support needs of patients and caregivers, as well as critical funding of research.

  • American Cancer Society is a community-based voluntary health organization devoted to eliminating cancer as a major health problem through awareness programs, fundraising, services and events.

To read a story from a former brain tumor patient treated at Illinois CyberKnife, click here. Visit our Brain Tumors page for additional information on CyberKnife® treatment.


This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.