Brain Tumors

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-3000.1300-120

    A condition in which there is an intercranial mass which may be primary (formed in the brain) or metastatic (cancers elsewhere in the body that spread to the brain). Brain tumors can also be malignant or benign. The cause of brain tumors is largely unknown. They can occur in people of any age. Symptoms depend on the size and location of the tumor. The most common are headaches, seizures, numbness or tingling in the arms and legs, nausea, vomiting, personality changes, difficulty with movement or balance and changes in hearing, speech, or vision.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUPOffers individuals diagnosed with brain tumors and their caregivers the opportunity to meet separately to receive guidance, support and learn relaxation techniques. Meetings will be held in the Monter conference room. Please call for more information.NassauBRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    CHILDHOOD BRAIN AND SPINAL TUMOR CENTERProvides comprehensive care for children diagnosed with tumors of the nervous system(brain and spinal cord).NassauCHILDHOOD BRAIN AND SPINAL TUMOR CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTEROffers services in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation stages of neurological disorders, such as, stroke, tumors, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, pain management and spine surgery. One of 11 Stroke Centers on Long island, part of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience.SuffolkINSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTERSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    LONG ISLAND GAMMA KNIFE CENTEROffers a minimally invasive surgical treatment of inaccessible or inoperable malignant and benign brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and certain functional disorders such as trigeminal neuralgia.NassauLONG ISLAND GAMMA KNIFE CENTERSOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITIES HOSPITAL
    THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMOREAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.NassauTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORETHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORE
    THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.SuffolkTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATION
    TRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLANDProvides comprehensive neuro-rehabilitation program for persons with acquired neurologic injuries including: traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, anoxia, encephalitis, mild head injury and brain diseases. Offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, neuropsychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling, pre-vocational counseling, nursing, life-skills training, and case management. Operates in-patient and out-patient programs, patient/family support groups, and educational programs. Involves patients in active, mutually beneficial relationship with local community.NassauTRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLANDLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER

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