Additional Resources for Brain Tumor Patients

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Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment

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If you need assistance with a referral, or more information about the resources listed below, please contact the Integrative Clinical Social Worker, Robyn Callahan, MSW, LICSW at 206-320-2300.

Local Resources

Bereavement Support Group
Contact: Robyn Callahan, MSW, LICSW (206-320-2300)

Meets third Monday of the month from 10:30am - 12pm at Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill and is open to all those who have lost a loved one to brain cancer.

Brain Tumor Support Group (BTSG)
Contact: Yvonne Brehan (206-242-6862 )

Meets first Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30pm at the University of Washington Medical Center and is open to all brain tumor patients, survivors, family members, friends, and caregivers.

Cancer Lifeline 

Cancer Lifeline provides a unique array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers, friends and co-workers.

Gilda’s Club

Gilda’s Club provides meeting places where people living with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build emotional, social and educational support as a supplement to medical care.

Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides a broad range of fitness and health education programs to enable women cancer survivors to take an active role in their ongoing physical and emotional healing.

National Resources

American Brain Tumor Association

American Cancer Society 


DisabilityRights Legal Center (DLRC)

HealthWell Foundation

National Brain Tumor Society 

Patient Access Network

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) 

Clinical Trials Resources

National Cancer Institute

National Institute of Health

Musella Foundation