Lung Cancer MDT Directory

The Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Directory is the first national directory of its kind and has been developed by Lung Foundation Australia as a service for clinicians, patients and consumers. It is intended to facilitate referrals of patients to hospitals delivering MDT-based lung cancer management.

Search MDTThe MDT approach aims to improve patient care and outcomes by minimising delays between diagnosis and commencement of treatment. MDTs are a collaboration of expert clinical and non-clinical staff from various specialties who meet regularly to develop and review treatment plans for patients under the team’s care. MDTs facilitate communication between disciplines and support access for patients to all treatment modalities regardless of geographical location.

Hospitals utilising MDT-based care provide best practice that not only addresses both the psychological and physical needs of patients but also delivers optimal treatment plans.

National guidelines endorsing MDT-based care include:

The Lung Foundation strives to deliver better outcomes and hope for patients with lung cancer through its national initiatives:

The information found within this directory is accurate at the time of publication (June 2016)

The directory will be updated on a 6 monthly basis.

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