Adolescent & Pediatric Brain Tumors

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When a child you love is diagnosed with a brain tumor, it is difficult to think about anything else. There are often more questions than answers. Your life can feel as though it has been turned upside down.


As difficult as it is, you are not alone. Each year, others find themselves facing the same difficult diagnosis and turn to the American Brain Tumor Association for information, insight and support.


Our resources, research and community of patients, survivors, caregivers and health care professionals can help. The ABTA website can be your personal touchstone as you navigate the days, weeks and years ahead. We understand the complexities and can help you on this journey.


This section of our website is devoted to the unique needs and interests of people caring for a child with a brain tumor, especially parents, caregivers, other family members and those who support hem. Our information spans a wide range of issues and concerns. We can help you feel more supported, more understood and more ready to tackle what lies ahead.


If you have additional questions, you can call our CareLine at 800-886-ABTA (2282) or email