Melbourne Cup Day Lunch

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch Tuesday 5th November 2019 Get ready to frock up, dig out the fascinator and book that annual leave and join us at the Melbourne Cup Day event of the year. This is Perth’s most enjoyable Melbourne Cup lunch event for 2019. You will get to have a great time, enjoy a […]

Professor Gary Lee named Cancer Researcher of the Year

Professor Gary Lee named Cancer Researcher of the Year Prof Gary Lee, head of the Pleural Medicine Unit has been awarded the 2019 Cancer Researcher of the Year by the Cancer Council WA. Prof Lee is a world leader in pleural medicine and has been instrumental in advancing treatment options for patients with lung and […]

John’s story

John’s story Hi, my name is John and I live with IPF, a life-threatening condition that has no cure. Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare lung disease that causes irreversible scarring of the lungs and has a very low survival rate. It is estimated that 7,000 people are […]

Help fund vital research before June 30

Help fund vital research before June 30 So that we can end the suffering caused by lung disease Please donate before June 30 and help people like John living with a chronic lung condition.   John lives with IPF, a life-threatening condition that has no cure IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) is a rare lung disease […]

2018 Glenn Brown Memorial Grant Winner

2018 Glenn Brown Memorial Grant Winner Announced We announced the winner of the 2018 Glenn Brown Memorial Grant at our Annual General Meeting. Glenn Brown Memorial Grant Naomi Chapman, Physiotherapist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Conquer CF PhD Student, Institute for Respiratory Health Ms Chapman will investigate the Metaneb® System in adults with cystic fibrosis, […]

Melbourne Cup 2018 Highlights

Melbourne Cup 2018 Highlights We are so grateful to our guests, volunteers and sponsors for making the 2018 Melbourne Cup Luncheon a success. The total from the day was an incredible $33,307.76! The funds raised from the day go into the Glenn Brown Memorial Grant, allowing researchers to further their investigations on researching cystic fibrosis […]

Helping patients with advanced cancers breathe easier

Helping patients with advanced cancers breathe easier More than 8000 Australians and one million cancer patients worldwide suffer from breathlessness because of a build-up of fluid in the chest called malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE can complicate most cancers, causing significant illness and death, including 1 in 4 lung and breast cancer patients. Australia has […]

New treatment for bronchiectasis

New treatment for bronchiectasis Bronchiectasis is a lung condition where the bronchi (lung branches) are damaged and therefore cannot clear themselves. This causes inflammation, leading to infections in the airways. It also prevents individuals from breathing easily. There is no known cure for the lung condition bronchiectasis, however, a new treatment for bronchiectasis is being trialled by our Clinical […]