The following sites contain helpful information regarding colorectal surgeons, conditions and procedures.
Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ)
The CSSANZ is the professional body that represents specialist colorectal surgeons in Australia and New Zealand and is dedicated in maintaining high standards of training and education in colorectal surgery. All members of the CSSANZ have completed advanced training in colorectal surgery and promote the best evidence-based practice in order to improve the treatment of patients. Patients may find helpful information on colorectal conditions on the website under the “Patients & Public” section in the Resources tab.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
RACS is the governing body of all surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. It is a compulsory for all surgeons to be Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons to be able to practice as a surgeon in Australia or New Zealand. Visit the RACS Homepage to learn about surgical training in Australia and New Zealand, involvement of RACS in both the national and international community, and surgical research.
The Cancer Council is a charitable organization helping in the prevention, research and support of patients with all types of cancers. Important information on the prevention of cancers, including lifestyle and diet, can be found on the Cancer Council Website.
Bowel Cancer Australia
Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. The site contains resources for patients with a diagnosis of bowel cancer as well as information on the awareness and prevention of bowel cancer.