Neurosurgery: Patient Information
There are a variety of resources available for neurosurgical patients. This sections includes materials available through the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) as well as outside resources that have been identified by PAMF's neurosurgeons.
Community Health Resource Centers
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation's (PAMF) Community Health Resource Centers (CHRC) are located at the Dublin, Fremont, Mountain View and Palo Alto Centers. Registered nurse health educators and trained volunteers are available to help visitors use the health centers' many resources to find reliable health information. The Centers are open to PAMF patients and members of the community, and services are provided at no cost.
For more information, check out more information about our Community Health Resource Centers in Fremont, Dublin, Palo Alto and Mountain View.
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Below are links to outside Web sites with health information for neurosurgical patients. These links are provided for your general information and education only, and should not be relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. PAMF does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor does PAMF guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on them.
- Neurosurgery Today by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Patient information including fact sheets, patient stories, and conditions and treatments
- Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons
- Patient education materials including diagnostic studies, spine disorders and diseases
- North American Spine Society
- Patient information on spine health
- Cervical Spine Research Society
- Patient information on cervical spine tumors and disorders
- American Brain Tumor Association
- Patient information on brain tumors, new treatments and support
- Brain Science Foundation
- Patient information on brain tumors including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and research
- CyberKnife® Society
- Patient information about treatment available through robotic radiosurgery
- National Brain Tumor Foundation
- Patient information on malignant and benign brain tumors, diagnosis, treatment and support
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