Useful Lung Cancer Links
We hope you find these other websites helpful.
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Cancer Council Websites
Cancer Council Queensland - www.cancerqld.org.au
Cancer Council Victoria - www.cancervic.org.au
Cancer Council NSW - www.cancercouncil.com.au
Cancer Council Tasmania - www.cancertas.org.au
Cancer Council ACT - www.actcancer.org
Cancer Council Northern Territory - www.cancercouncilnt.com.au
Cancer Council SA - www.cancersa.org.au
Cancer Council WA - www.cancerwa.asn.au
Health Professional Websites
This link provides health professionals with two useful clinical guides:
- Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevntion, Diagnosis and Management of Lung
Cancer (March 2004)
- Assessment and Management of Lung Cancer (Evidence based guidelines – A guide
for General Practitioners (November 2005)
Asbestos/Mesothelioma Support and Advocacy Groups
Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia - www.adfa.org.au
Queensland Asbestos Related Disease Support Society -
Gippsland Asbestos Related Diseases Support Group (GARDS) -
South Australian Asbestos Victims Associatians (AVA) -
Bernie Banton Foundation
Aims to offer support, encouragement, hope and a listening ear to sufferers of asbestos disease, their carers and loved ones.
Phone 02 8850 1223 or email email@example.com
Mesothelioma & Asbestos Cancer Resource – www.asbestos.net
US based website which concentrate solely on the knowledge of, and the issues stemming from asbestos exposure.
Mesothelioma Web – comprehensive US site on mesothelioma, providing facts about palliative care, nutrition, and chemotherapy, as well as information on clinical trials.
Mesothelioma Cancer Network - www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com
Other Websites (alphabetically)
Provides an on line forum for people who are living with cancer – not specifically lung cancer.
Cancer Voices Australia - www.cancervoicesaustralia.org.au
Dr Chen - www.chineseherbal.com.au
The Gawler Foundation - www.gawler.org
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.
Healthline - provides a very comprehensive overview of COPD as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.For more information, visit: http://www.healthline.com/health/copd
Intrinsic Meditation Services - www.intrinsic-meditation.com.au
Lung Cancer Staging (USA)
This website provides comprehensive information on Lung Cancer staging.
Lungevity - www.lungevity.com.au
Useful links and survivor stories. Daily posts to the site.
Perth Meditation Centre - www.perthmeditationcentre.com.au
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Melbourne Victoria) - www.petermac.org
The Relaxation Centre - www.relaxationcehtreqld.com.au
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation - www.roycastle.org
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland - www.scts.org
Sydney Adventist Hospital - Jacaranda Lodge - www.sah.org.au
Video from UCLA about Lung Cancer - www.videojug.com/interview/lung-cancer-2
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.
Regional Cancer Contacts
Northern Territory Radiation Oncology Centre - http://ntro.com.au/