We have provided some links below that we hope you may find of interest.
Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative
The Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative (APGI) is part of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) a worldwide collaborative effort to catalogue the genomic and epigenomic abnormalities in the top 50 Cancers. Each Country has taken on a different cancer with Australia taking on Pancreatic Cancer. Our funding for the Garvan Institute is going towards this hugely important Initiative.
Find out more at: http://www.pancreaticcancer.net.au/
Want to learn what sequencing means, then click here.
The Lustgarten Foundation (USA)
The Lustgarten Foundation supports Pancreatic Cancer research to advance the science and medicine related to this disease, and provides accurate, free information to patients and caregivers.
Click here for the Lustgarten Foundation site
Canrefer is an online service of the Cancer Institute NSW and is a free online NSW and ACT cancer directory. Search by location or cancer type (select Upper Gastrointestinal for Pancreatic Cancer) for up-to-date information on:
- cancer specialists attached to a multidisciplinary team
- opening hours, maps, parking details
- cancer services.
You can access them at http://canrefer.org.au/
Nursing Service for Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families
The Centre for Community-Driven Research, a not-for-profit organisation have a free, nursing service for Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families. Pancreatic Cancer sufferers or their families can book in a time with a nurse, who will help navigate all the services available and make sure that there is a good care plan in place. The service is a phone call and is available to any Pancreatic Cancer Sufferer or their family in Australia.
You can find out more at http://13004anurse.org or by calling 1300 42 68 77