RESULTS Brain Tumours — Gen­eral (44)

BRAIN TUMOURS: An abnor­mal mass of tis­sue in which cells grow and mul­ti­ply uncon­trol­lably, seem­ingly unchecked by the mech­a­nisms that con­trol nor­mal cells. More than 150 dif­fer­ent brain tumours have been documented.

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Source: Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Sur­geons

Brain Tumours — Gen­eral : The fol­low­ing are avail­able in the Resource Cen­tre or online.
Brain Tumour Pro­gram and Clinic (Clinic or Pro­gram)
Mon­treal Neu­ro­log­i­cal Hos­pi­tal
Cedars Can­cer Foun­da­tion (Com­mu­nity Resources)
Cedars Can­cer Foundation/​Fondation du Can­cer des Cèdres. MUHC.
Que­bec Can­cer Foun­da­tion (Com­mu­nity Resources)
Foun­da­tion québe­cois du can­cer. Que­bec.
Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada: Sup­port groups in Que­bec (Sup­port Groups)
Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada: Vir­tual Sup­port Groups (Sup­port Groups)
Sup­port groups for brain can­cer and brain tumours in Mon­treal (Sup­port Groups)
La Fon­da­tion cana­di­enne des tumeurs cérébrales. Canada.
Chemother­apy and other drugs ther­a­pies: a guide for peo­ple with can­cer (Pam­phlets Full Text Online)
Société cana­di­enne du cancer/​Canadian Can­cer Soci­ety. 2017. Canada.
Facts about Brain Tumours (Pam­phlets Full Text Online)
Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada. Canada.
Stereo­tac­tic Radio­surgery: Focus­ing on Treat­ment (Pam­phlets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion. 2015. USA.
Steroids (Pam­phlets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion . 2016. USA.
Surgery (Pam­phlets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion . 2016. USA.
Brain Tumour (Books Full Text Online)
Brain and Spine Foun­da­tion UK. 2017. A 56-​page online book, the con­tents of which are: Com­mon ques­tions, Tests and inves­ti­ga­tions, Pos­si­ble treat­ments, Other treat­ments, Feel­ings and wor­ries, What should I tell my chil­dren?, Going home, Reha­bil­i­ta­tion, Every­day activ­i­ties, and more.
UK.
What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors (Books Full Text Online)
National Can­cer Insti­tute. 2009. A 51-​page online book, the con­tents of which are: The Brain, Tumor Grades and Types, Risk Fac­tors, Symp­toms, Diag­no­sis, Treat­ment, Sec­ond Opin­ion, Nutri­tion, Sup­port­ive Care, Reha­bil­i­ta­tion, Follow-​up Care, Sources of Sup­port, Tak­ing Part in Can­cer Research, Dic­tio­nary.
USA.
Mag­netic Res­o­nance Imag­ing (MRI) (Tests and Pro­ce­dures)
Canada.
Brain Tumours (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
CHUM, Mon­tréal. 2016.
Brain metas­tases (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Société cana­di­enne du cancer/​Canadian Can­cer Soci­ety. n.d. Canada.
Radi­a­tion Ther­apy (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Cana­dian Can­cer Soci­ety /​Société Cana­di­enne du Can­cer . 2014. Canada.
Ven­tricu­loperi­toneal (VP) Shunt for Hydro­cephalus (2002) (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
MUHC. 2002. Ven­tricu­loperi­toneal (VP) shunt surgery is the most com­mon treat­ment for hydro­cephalus.
Canada.
What is a Brain or Spinal Cord Tumour? (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Cana­dian Can­cer Soci­ety /​Soci­eté cana­di­enne du can­cer. Canada.
All About Brain Metas­tases (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Oncol­ink — Abram­son Can­cer Cen­tre of the Uni­ver­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia. 2017. USA.
Beva­cizumab (Avastin) (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion. nd. USA.
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Can­cer Soci­ety. 2015. USA.
Brain Tumors: An Intro­duc­tion (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
May­field Clinic. 2016. a short overview of types, symp­toms, diag­no­sis, and treat­ment (7 pages)
USA.
Care Options (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion. nd. USA.
Cysts (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion. 2010. USA.
Glioma Brain Tumors (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
May­field Clinic. 2016. USA.
How Are Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults Diag­nosed? (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Can­cer Soci­ety. 2013. USA.
Menin­giomas (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
May­field Clinic. 2016. USA.
Pitu­itary Tumors: ade­noma, cran­io­pharyn­gioma, cyst (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
May­field Brain & Spine . 2016. USA.
Pri­mary CNS Lym­phoma (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
UCLA Health . 2017. USA.
Temo­zolo­mide (Temodar) (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion . 2017. USA.
Treat­ment Options for Brain Tumors (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
National Brain Tumor Soci­ety. n.d. USA.
Treat­ment Side Effects and their Man­age­ment (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion . 2014. USA.
Brain Tumour Pro­gram and Clinic: Infor­ma­tion for patients and their fam­i­lies (2016) (MUHC Pub­li­ca­tions) 2016 Mon­treal Neu­ro­log­i­cal Hos­pi­tal

Dis­charge Instruc­tions After Brain Tumour Surgery (2006) (MUHC Pub­li­ca­tions) 2006 Dis­charge instruc­tion after brain tumour surgery book­let

Dietary Guide­lines for Use of Cor­ti­cos­teroids (2004) (MUHC Pub­li­ca­tions) 2004 Dietary Guide­lines for use of Cor­ti­cos­teroids (Decadron, Solu-​Cortef, Solu-​Medrol, Pred­nisone)

Tumor Types: Under­stand­ing Brain Tumors (Arti­cles Full Text Online)
National Brain Tumor Soci­ety. A short overview of many types of brain tumors, in alpha­bet­i­cal order. Intro­duces each type, and out­lines char­ac­ter­is­tics, symp­toms and treat­ment.
USA.
Pitu­itary Tumors: Gen­eral Infor­ma­tion for Patients (Video and Audio)
Neu­ro­sur­gi­cal Atlas. 2011. USA.
Cushing’s Dis­ease And Syn­drome (Inter­net Sites)
Mayo Clinic.
Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada (Inter­net Sites)
Brain Tumour Foun­da­tion of Canada/​Fondation cana­di­enne des tumeurs cérébrales. Canada.
Can­cer Research Soci­ety (Inter­net Sites)
Canada.
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion (Inter­net Sites)
Amer­i­can Brain Tumor Asso­ci­a­tion. USA.
Brain Trust​.Org — The Heal­ing Exchange (Inter­net Sites)
USA.
National Brain Tumor Foun­da­tion (Inter­net Sites)
National Brain Tumor Foun­da­tion. USA.

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