National Office Resources
Information Booklets (Free to all ANAC members)
- A Basic Overview
- Diagnosis & Treatment Options
- Eye Care
- The Facial Nerve: Possible Damage and Rehabilitation
- Improving Balance
Please contact the National Office of the Acoustic Neuroma Assoication of Canada if you are interested in receiving a copy.
Print out these brochures (in colour or black and white) and distribute them to interested friends, your family physician, your ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist or local neurologists and neurosurgeons. (If you would like larger quantities of them sent to you for distribution, contact our National Office and they will sent them out by mail.)
Acoustic Neuroma: Caring! Sharing! Supporting!
This brochure provides information about acoustic neuroma, ANAC and its purposes and services. Use it to increase awareness of AN and/or our organization.
Finding Qualified Medical Professionals
When initially diagnosed, few patients have a clear idea of where to turn in their selection of a qualified medical professional for treatment of their tumour. This document provides some useful suggestions...
Patient Headed Peer Support
If you have volunteered as an Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada peer support volunteer, you will be asked to speak with newly diagnosed patients. This is a tip sheet for sharing your experience. . .
Sept, 06 - Check this link to the Canadian Hearing Societysite for information on Tinnitus...
International Acoustic Neuroma Associations
The Seattle Acoustic Neuroma Group
This site has a pretty good overview of treatment options, including some information on alternative treatment options.
Acoustic Neuroma Association - Germany
(no website known)
c/o Marianne Blancbois
Am Karpfenteich 61 22339
Alberta Neurofibromatosis (ABNF) Association
Description: This Alberta-based organization (relatively new in 2005) provides information and support to those affected by Neurofibromatosis. Contact them by email at AlbertaNF12Association@groups.msn.com
International Radiosurgical Association
Description: Provides information on radiosurgical approaches to Acoustic Neuroma treatment, including treatment centre listings and patient bulletin boards.
Gamma Knife Surgery in Michigan
Description: MidMichigan Medical Center specializes in Gamma Knife surgery for Acoustic Neuroma and serves patients from Western Ontario.
The Vestibular Disorders Association - Portland OR
Treatment options for acoustic neuroma
A Health Technology Report
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Surgery
Ear Specialty Group
by Timothy C. Hain MD
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago IL, USA.
Staten Island University Hospital
(search for 'acoustic neuroma')
Complications after AN Surgery
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
The National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
Entific Medical Systems
Information about the BAHA hearing device
The Homepage of Hearing Healthcare
A Comprehensive Health Directory
The Brainscience Foundation
This site, recommended by one of our members, has interesting information on brain tumors, including an a patient education guide entitled "Brain Tumors and Fatigue"
Clinical Trials and Noteworthy Treatments for Brain Tumors, presented by the Musella Foundation
This site, as indicated by the name, contains information about clinical trials related to brain tumors.