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Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Representative organisation for Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgeons in Australia, and dates from 1950. Members are Specialist Surgeons who investigate and treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and neck. These include the evaluation of hearing difficulties, sinus conditions, voice problems, cancer of the throat, and facial plastic surgery.



The Brazilian Society of Head and Neck Surgery 


Cancer Answers
The "Cancer Answers" web page will provide an up to date list of cancer service providers. The search engine then aids your selection by sorting through the database using a combination of criteria such as type of specialist, type of cancer and geographic location. This then allows you to make an informed decision about treatment services


Cancer Connections

A Cancer Council online space specifically for people with head and neck cancer. Referrals to the group can be made by contacting (03) 9695 5084.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

The Head and Neck Cancer Support Group is a small group with participants who have been through the treatment for a variety of head, neck and mouth cancer. 
The Support group offers a safe environment and an opportunity to meet with people who have been, or are currently in a similar situation. 
Discussion topics include: what to expect; methods of dealing with the diagnosis; treatment and returning to an an active life afterwards.
The Head and Neck Cancer Support Group meetings are held at 6:30pm on the second Tuesday evening of each month at Cancer Council Queensland, 553 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley. 
Contact: Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 (toll free) or Martin Doyle on 0419 708 188.


The Hong Kong Head and Neck Society.


International Academy of Oral Oncology
The IAOO was established in 2005 and draws together clinicians and scientists worldwide, working on issues relating to etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and management of oral and perioral tumors and of oral disease in patients with malignancies. Fellowship of the Academy is open to all with an interest in the field, subject to certain conditions detailed in the constitution.


National Library of Medicine

Authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other organizations. Medline has more than 10 million journal article references and abstracts going back to the early sixties.



National Comprehensive Cancer Network
This web site provides the current treatment algorithms recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network of all the major cancer centers in the United States for all sites including head and neck and endocrine.


New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons
The NZAPS is a professional association of approximately 47 qualified and registered Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Apart from one or two retired surgeons and some overseas members, this constitutes the entire New Zealand-wide workforce of Plastic Surgeons.


New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Society aims to cultivate and promote all clinical, academic and scientific aspects for ORLHNS and related sciences.  It's members are Doctors who are working in the specialty as Consultants, other hospital Doctors, Trainees in the specialty or experts in a related science.


Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Nurses Group

The Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Nurses Group is a professional interest group dedicated to increasing knowledge, skills and expertise in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck patient care. The group has over 300 members from ENT wards, operating theatres and outpatient settings all over Australia and New Zealand.



The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

This organisation is a Fellowship of medical specialists who are committed to providing the highest quality of care in internal medicine and paediatrics and their sub-specialties for the people of Australia and New Zealand. The College is in the forefront of medical research and health education, and through its Faculties, has particular expertise in public health, occupational and rehabilitation medicine. It espouses the highest ethical standards in the care of individual patients and involvement in wider health and social issues.

SHNCISydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute

The Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute (SHNCI) has been established to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment to patients with cancers and diseases of the head and neck.image

Based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia, the Institute is part of the Sydney Cancer Centre.


imageSpeech Pathology Australia
SPAA is Australia's only professional association working on behalf of speech pathologists. The association runs a wide range of professional development activities and supports tasks groups.


Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group Inc
TROG is a co-operative cancer trials group involving Radiation Oncologists throughout Australia and New Zealand.



Virtual Cancer Centre
A website designed by medical professionals which delivers up-to-date and accurate information to people living and working with cancer. It is a free service provided to the community and offers a patient profiling service, enabling users to request breaking information about specific cancers.


Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service
A website targeted at referring clinicians and patients who are seeking information about their condition.