BTRC is part of the Brain Tumour Research group of charities. The Brain Tumour Research website has a comprehensive list of UK charities involved in various areas of brain tumour patient support:
Other international sources of reliable information about brain tumours:
The NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries are a reliable source of evidence-based information and practical ‘know how’ about the common conditions managed in primary care. CKS is commissioned and paid for by NHS Evidence, a service provided by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) .
Patient UK provides comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses to patients during consultations Patient UK is a joint venture between EMIS (Egton Medical Information Systems) and PiP who are GPs in Tyne and Wear, England, with a particular interest in writing and providing evidence based patient information.
Reliable, easy to understand patient information from the UK’s largest cancer charity, Cancer Research UK.
Macmillan Cancer Support seeks to improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical and financial support.
The American National Cancer Institute (NCI) was authorized by the U.S. Congress in the National Cancer Act of 1937.. Over the years, NCI has evolved into the world’s pre-eminent cancer research organization.
MedlinePlus, a goldmine of good health information from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine (in the USA) provides information that is authoritative and up to date.
, if you have recently been diagnosed with an Ependymoma Brain Tumour, please access the CERN Foundation website at www.cern-foundation.org
. This is the collaborative Ependymoma Research Network who can help with important treatment decisions, including the option to receive Proton Beam treatment, which we hope will soon become available in the UK.