Pediatric Brain Tumor Resources

This list is not at all inclusive, and is not meant to be. These resources are a starting point to help you in your quest for additional information about Pediatric Brain Tumors (PBT) and the care for children with them.

Clinical Trials and Treatments

Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium



     Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

     Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

     Children's Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

     Children's National Medical Center

Washington, D. C.

     Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH

     Dana Farber Cancer Institute *

Boston, MA

     Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

     National Cancer Institute Bethesda, MD

     Seattle Children's *

Seattle, WA

     Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Stanford, CA

     St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, TN

     Texas Children's Cancer Center

Houston, TX

     The Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Durham, NC

     The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia *

Philadelphia, PA

     University of California at San Francisco *

San Francisco, CA

   * Temporary Participating Member  

The Children's Oncology Group

Virtual Trials (Musella Foundation)



Brain Tumor Statistics


Central Brain Tumor Registry



General Information/Resources for PBT


American Brain Tumor Association

Association of Cancer Online Resources - Pediatric Oncology Resource Center

Brain Tumor Foundation for Children

Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada

Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation

National Brain Tumor Society

National Cancer Institute

     Cancer Information

     Cancer Trials

     Cancer Information Service

     Pediatric Oncology Branch

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

National Institutes of Health Medline Plus:  Brain Cancer

Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Foundation

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the US

The Healing Exchange (T.H.E. BRAIN TRUST)

The National Children's Cancer Society

US National Library of Medicine



On-line Services


Caringbridge (free service connecting families and friends)

Yahoo PBT Support Group (support group for parents)



Additional Resources


Children's Hospice International

Give Kids The World

Locks of Love

Make A Wish Foundation

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Starlight Children's Foundation

Wigs for Kids

Bereaved Parents of the USA

The Compassionate Friends



Volunteer Pilots


Corporate Angel Network

Lifeline Pilots

The Air Care Alliance



Carcinogens, Toxins, and Environmental Concerns


Center for Children's Health and the Environment - Mount Sinai Hospital

Chem-Tox (effects of chemicals and pesticides on children's health)

Environmental Working Group

     Mother's milk contains high level of toxic fire retardants

     Cancer-causing pollutants in salmon

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition


 Books (to help the soul heal)

April 2016

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