To help patients make informed decisions and understand their treatment options and procedures, the following resources may be useful:
Australian & New Zealand Gastro Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANGOSA)
The Australian and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA) was formed in 2006, to provide a vehicle for improving the surgical management of diseases of the stomach, oesophagus and upper gastrointestinal tract.
Australia and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association Incorporated (ANZHPBA)
The ANZHPBA will be the leading organisation in Australia and New Zealand devoted to the management of HPB disorders and this will be achieved by improving education and training, research, innovation and patient quality care.
Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)
Learn about surgery for severe obesity and the specialist society that has been formed to encourage research, education and communication into this surgical specialty. The obesity health information provided is to reinforce the advice and education you receive from your own surgeon and family doctor.
Bariatric Surgery Registry
The Bariatric Surgery Registry is a quality and safety registry that monitors the outcomes of all patients having bariatric surgery throughout Australia. The registry is supported by the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ).
Cancer Council Queensland
The Cancer Council Queensland is a charity with a mission to reduce the impact of cancer on the lives of patients, their families and their carers through research, prevention, information and support services.
Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS)
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is a body dedicated to helping surgeons across Australia achieve and exceed standards of excellence in surgical care to improve patient outcomes. All Core Specialist Group surgeons are members of RACS, a not-for-profit organisation.
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