Help advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors.
The diagnosis of a brain tumor is the start of a journey that nobody expects to take. Understanding what is happening and the medical terms that doctors are using can be overwhelming and confusing.
The American Brain Tumor Association is here to help. The information in this section is designed to explain more about how the brain works and provide detailed information about brain tumor symptoms, diagnosis, types, risk factors and statistics.
Additional resources on our website that may be helpful include:
About Brain Tumors: A Primer for Patients and Caregivers
An ABTA Publication
Sobre Tumores Cerebrales: Manual Para Pacientes y Cuidadores
Una publicación de ABTA en español.