Much of the information about cancer and/or brain tumours on the internet can be confusing or misleading. We recommend the following resources for reliable information:

Singapore specific

Audiovisual Resources

Booklets & Leaflets

Web Resources

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    http://www.aans.org/Patients/Neurosurgical-Conditions-and-Treatments
    A reliable and useful resource providing information on neurosurgical conditions, their risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • National Cancer Institute, USA
    https://www.cancer.gov/types/brain
  • American Brain Tumor Association, USA
    www.abta.org
    This organization offers information and support services for people diagnosed with brain tumors. The Tumor Information section offers information about specific tumors, treatments and living with a brain tumor.
  • National Brain Tumor Society, USA
    www.braintumor.org
    This site presents information regarding treatment options and community resources for brain tumor patients and families. Features include a database of questions answered by health professionals and a link library arranged by topic.
  • Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research Information, USA.
    Clinical Trials & Noteworthy Treatments for Brain Tumors.
    www.virtualtrials.com
    This site offers a comprehensive database of clinical trials for brain tumors as well as extensive information about brain tumors research including lay-terms summaries of medical articles, medical news and a dictionary. The video library featuring brain tumor experts discussing various treatments is especially interesting.
  • First Aid for People Living With Cancer (Emotional and Physical)
    https://pacificmedicalacls.com/first-aid-for-people-with-cancer.html
    A good overview and resource of how one can manage psychological and physiological conditions that may arise in our journey.
  • Talking to your Children about your terminal illness
    https://www.acls.net/2015/04/07/talking-to-your-kids-about-yourparents-terminal-illness/index.html

Hardcopy Books (available at BTSS Office)