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Useful links for woman and health professionals

The internet has become a common source for people seeking information around health.  Whilst there are many excellent resources available on the internet, there is also information that may be less reliable and even misleading.

Below are some websites that are based on high quality evidence and may be useful to practitioners and patients.

 

Gynaecological Cancer

Cancer Council Australia
This site provides information on research, patient support and advocacy on behalf of cancer patients.  Also provides information regarding most specific tumour streams and services available for people affected by cancer.  It has many links to other Australian and International Cancer Organisations.

Cancer Council Tasmania

Cancer Australia
Designed for women, family and friends to support those personally affected by ovarian cancer

Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is based in Melbourne, Victoria.  It is one of the leading research, education and treatment centres.

Macmillan Cancer Support

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

American Cancer Society

 

Information about the Menopause

The Jean Hailes Foundation

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the knowledge of women’s health throughout the various stages of their lives, and to provide a trusted world-class health service for women.  It has excellent information about the menopause and hormone replacement therapy.

Australian Menopause Society Guide to Equivalent MHT/HRT Doses (Australia only)

This Information Sheet has been developed as a guideline only to approximately equivalent doses of the different MHT/HRT products available in Australia in March 2017.