Brochures

A brain tumor diagnosis or recurrence can be overwhelming. The ABTA offers educational brochures designed to inform and empower patients, caregivers and loved ones. All information is carefully reviewed by the ABTA’s Clinical Advisory Committee, composed of brain tumor medical experts, and by brain tumor patients, to ensure content is accurate and unbiased. 

If a specific brain tumor type is not listed below, review the ABTA Tumor Types webpage to access information on additional tumor types.

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Patients & Caregivers

Patients and caregivers impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis may order hard copies of education brochures free of charge.

Medical Professionals

Medical professionals and medical institutions may order a one-time complementary brochure sample set or place a customized order of brochures for a minimal cost.

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About Brain Tumors

About Brain Tumors

A primer for patients and caregivers

Brain Tumors

A handbook for the newly diagnosed

Caregiver Handbook

Managing brain tumor side effects and symptoms

Brain Tumor Dictionary

A glossary of terms for patients and caregivers

Brain Tumor Types

Ependymoma

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Glioblastoma & Anaplastic Astrocytoma

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Medulloblastoma

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Meningioma

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Metastatic

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Oligodendroglioma & Oligoastrocytoma

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Pituitary

Overview of tumor type and treatment options

Brain Tumor Treatments

Chemotherapy

Overview of chemotherapy options and side effects

Clinical Trials

Overview of clinical trials and resources

Conventional Radiation

Overview of conventional radiation options and side effects

Proton Therapy

Overview of proton therapy options and side effects

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Overview of stereotactic radiosurgery options and side effects

Steroids

Overview of steroids and side effects

Surgery

Overview of surgery options and side effects

Additional References

Primary Brain Tumors - Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Important questions to ask about diagnosis, treatment and care

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Overview of neuropsychiatric symptoms

Metastatic Brain Tumors - Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Important questions to ask about diagnosis, treatment and care