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American Brain Tumor Association

a/k/a: ABTA


8550 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60631





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The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1973. Services include more than 40 publications that address brain tumors, their treatment, and coping with the disease. These publications are written in easy-to-understand language. The materials address brain tumors in all age groups. The association provides free social service consultations by telephone; a mentor ship program for new brain tumor support group leaders; a nationwide database of established support groups; a resource listing of physicians participating in clinical trials; "Connections" pen pal program; regional patient/family meetings held in communities across the country; and ABTA Kids - a web site just for children interested in brain tumors.

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