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Patient Resources

To help explain lung cancer to your family, friends, colleagues and other people you know, we have developed a suite of patient resources that you can order or simply download from this site.

Lung Cancer support Nurse

Our Lung Cancer Support Nurse, Claire Mulvihill, is available to provide telephone support and clinical information to people living with lung cancer, mesothelioma or rarer thoracic cancers.

Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Teams

The Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Directory facilitates referrals of patients to hospitals delivering MDT-based lung cancer management. MDTs are a collaboration of expert clinical and non-clinical staff from various specialties who meet regularly to develop and review treatment plans for patients under the team’s care. MDTs facilitate communication between disciplines and support access for patients to all treatment modalities regardless of geographical location.

Better Living with lung cancer patient guide

This guide is for people diagnosed with lung cancer understand more about lung cancer, its diagnosis and treatment. It contains information about what lung cancer is, its causes, the symptoms and the different types of lung cancer.

Lung Cancer DVD - "Understanding, Managing, Living

This DVD looks at what happens when a person is diagnosed with lung cancer through to available treatments, living with cancer and life after treatment. It provides expert medical information from a team of health professionals involved in caring for people with lung cancer, as well as experiences from people living with lung cancer. Click here to view the chapters.

Printed resources, click here

Translated Resources

This LOTE for Lung Cancer project is a Cancer Australia initiative, funded by the Australian Government. The following resources were developed by Lung Foundation Australia in collaboration with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Read more…

Online information

Quitnow  Phone 137 848

For information and strategies on how to give up smoking, please go Quitnow 


Patient Support Groups

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Lung Cancer Telephone Support Group – Patient & Carer Groups

If you are a lung cancer patient or carer who would like to connect with other people in a similar situation, we invite you to participate in Lung Foundation Australia’s Telephone Support Groups.  These groups started in January 2011.

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