Support Resources

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CyberKnife Society

Cyberknife SocietyCyberKnife Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together diverse medical professionals affiliated with radiosurgery worldwide to foster scholarly exchange of clinical information, and to educate the general public with patient information on treating medical conditions such as cancers, lesions & tumors anywhere throughout the body using the CyberKnife, most of which are unreachable by other radiotherapy systems.

The CyberKnife Patient Support Group

Cyberknife Patient Support GroupThe CyberKnife Patient Support Group is dedicated to supporting people whose lives have been, or could be, positively affected by the utilization of the CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery / Radiotherapy System. We strive to improve the quality of life of these patients by providing continuing education and support for them as well as their family and friends. We inform, communicate and share our experiences, and our lives, with those facing, or having faced this noninvasive procedure.

Accuray

Accuray LogoAccuray Incorporated is a leader in the field of radiosurgery dedicated to revolutionizing the treatment of solid cancers throughout the body with the precise delivery of high doses of radiation using the CyberKnife® Stereotactic Radiosurgery System. Through the development and promotion of the CyberKnife system and participation in ongoing clinical research at prominent academic hospitals, Accuray is helping to make stereotactic radiosurgery a viable and accessible option for patients all over the world.

The American Cancer Society

American Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

National Brain Tumor Society

National Brain Tumor SocietyNational Brain Tumor Society offers top–notch resources and caring support for everyone affected by brain tumors. We provide education and information to help patients, families, and caregivers make informed decisions and develop strong support systems during every stage of the journey—from diagnosis through treatment to end of care and survivorship.

Meningioma Mommas

Meningioma MommasMeningioma Mommas is an online support group. Even though we all have compassionate spouses, family members, friends and caregivers in our lives, we often find it’s much easier to share our concerns, fears and doubts with those who’ve walked in our shoes. That’s what we’re here for. Whether you were recently diagnosed with a brain tumor or are a long-term survivor, we welcome you.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association

Trigeminal Neuralgia AssociationThe TNA is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 to serve as an advocate for patients living with TN (Trigeminal Neuralgia) and related facial pain conditions by providing patient support, medical education and advancements in research.

Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia

LivingWIthTN.org

LivingWithTN.org is an online support community of people living with trigeminal neuralgia. We are here for emotional support and non-medical advice.

AVM Survivors Network

AVM Survivors

AVMSurvivors.org is an online support community for patients, friends, and families affected by an arteriovenous malformation. We are here for your support.

Mount Carmel

Mount CarmelMount Carmel Health System (MCHS) is a not-for-profit healthcare system offering a broad range of healthcare services in the Central Ohio region. MCHS includes four hospitals – Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel West, Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, and Mount Carmel New Albany; numerous outpatient services; home care; palliative and hospice care; a community outreach program for the poor and under-served; a college of nursing; and a Medicare Advantage health plan (MediGold). MCHS has more than 8,400 associates; medical staffs of approximately 1,500 physicians; and more than 1,000 volunteers. MCHS has received national recognition for its quality of care, and is a past recipient of the Catholic Health Association’s highest award – the “Achievement Citation.” As a Mission-driven organization, MCHS provided more than $65 million in total uncompensated community benefits in FY 09, serving 229,000 individuals. MCHS is a member of Trinity Health, the fourth-largest Catholic healthcare system in the United States (based on operating revenue).

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