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Consumer and Patient Related Sites
ABC Health Online – Fact File – COPD
Asbestos Information and Support Service
Alfred Hospital – Melbourne Heart & Lung Transplant Trust – Patient Information and Online Support
Alice! Health Promotion Program
Alpha-1 Association (Australia)
Alpha-1 National Association (US)
American Lung Association
Asbestos.Com – Mesothelioma Cancer Research Centre
Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia
Asbestos Victims Association (SA) Inc.
Asthma Foundations of Australia
Asthma Foundation of the ACT
Asthma Foundation of New South Wales
Asthma Foundation of Northern Territory
Asthma Foundation of Queensland
Asthma Foundation of South Australia
Asthma Foundation of Tasmania
Asthma Foundation of Victoria
Asthma Foundation of Western Australia
Australian Respiratory Council
COPD Healthshare Community
Cystic Fibrosis of Australia
EFFORTS: Emphysema Foundation For Our Right To Survive
European Lung Foundation
GRACE – Global Research for Advancing Cancer Education (USA)
GRACE is a nonprofit organization founded by doctors, nurses,and other specialists who are committed to improving the care that cancer patients receive. On this website you post your questions and a Medical Oncologist will repy within 24 hours. This website provides constantly updated, interactive and expert-mediated discussion of the details of cancer managment.
Health Communication Network – Directory of Australian Health on the Web
Karuna Hospice Service Ltd – Brisbane
Lung Cancer Staging (USA). This website provides comprehensive information on Lung Cancer staging.
Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Lungevity (USA) Useful links and survivor stories. Daily posts to the site.
Marfan Association Queensland
Mesothelioma is a lung disease that is caused by exposure to asbestos. It’s a serious occupational health risk for people who work with asbestos, including most workers in construction trades. This is a comprehensive site that consolidates research news and information on types of treatment.
National Asthma Council Australia
(Asthma Management Handbook)
Northern Territory Radiation Oncology Centre
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Information and Research Inc
Palliative Care Helpline
Pulmonary Hypertension Australia
Pulmonary Hypertenson WA Support Group
Queensland Lung Transplant Support Group
Sarcoidosis – Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research
Second Wind Lung Transplant Association (US)
Sleep Medicine Homepage
The Cancer Council of Queensland
The Cancer Council of NSW
The Cancer Council of SA
The Cancer Council Australia
The Longevity Game (Calculates your life expectancy)
The Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group – for sufferers and their families
The Senior Agenda
The Visible Human Project
Unicorn Foundation – The Unicorn Foundation is the only Australian not-for-profit medical charity focused on neuroendocrine tumours (NET). Their web address ishttp://www.unicornfoundation.org.au/
Virtual Medical Centre
Western Institute of Self Help (WISH)
The Western Institute of Self Help (WISH) Inc is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that provides support and assistance for individuals and self help support groups with start-up, ongoing development, advocacy and networking.
Working Carers Support Gateway
The Gateway website provides information and support for people who juggle paid employment with unpaid caring and assists them to manage their work and care responsibilities. In the near future, it will also have special sections for Aboriginal carers, carers from culturally and linguistically diverse communities and young carers.
AAREA 2009 Conference
Influenza Specialist Group
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Australian Medical Association
European Lung Foundation
European Respiratory Society
LAM – Australasia Research Alliance
The Centre has been conducting education programs for health professionals in lung disease management since 1991.
National Division of General Practice
National Jewish Centre for Respirology & Immunology
NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) – UK
Clinical Guidelines: COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults in primary and secondary care
Royal Australian College of Surgeons
The Cochrane Library
The Medical Journal of Australia
The “Respecting Patient Choices” website is produced by Austin Health, and provides up to date information for patients and health professionals on advance care planning.
Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Homepage
TTMed (Timely Topics in Medicine) Respiratory
Respiratory Portal used by specialist physicians, general practitioners, students and patients to stay abreast of the latest advances in the respiratory field.
World Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders.