American Brain Tumor Association Connections Support Community

Founded in 1973, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) was the first national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to brain tumor research. For nearly 40 years, the Chicago-based ABTA has been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care. For comprehensive brain tumor resources and patient/family support, visit or call our CareLine at 800-886-ABTA (2282).

The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis. We do this through interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and the funding of brain tumor research.

About this community

The American Brain Tumor Association Connections Support Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by the American Brain Tumor Association, an Inspire trusted partner.


American Brain Tumor Association
8550 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: (800) 886-2282
Fax: (773) 577-8738