Peritonitis is a life-threatening condition and requires urgent medical attention. Find out more about peritonitis.
Dialysis is a way to artificially clean the blood if your kidneys can’t cope. Learn about the different types and how to live and active life when you are on dialysis.
Kidney disease treatment
Some types of kidney conditions are curable. For others, there are ways to ease symptoms. Learn about treatments for kidney stones, kidney failure and more.
Mesothelioma is a malignant tumour caused by exposure to asbestos, maybe decades ago. Australia has one of the world’s highest rates of mesothelioma.
When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Counterpart Navigator App
When you have questions about your cancer diagnosis, treatment or life after cancer, the Counterpart Navigator App offers reliable, up-to-date information on topics you may want to know about. Learn more here.
A kidney transplant is considered a long-term alternative to kidney dialysis. Find out what you need to consider before having the procedure.
Sepsis (septicaemia, or blood poisoning)
Sepsis ('septicaemia' or ‘blood poisoning’) is a serious, potentially fatal condition. Find out here about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
A hernia occurs when tissues or organs bulge through a weak point in the wall of the abdomen (belly muscles). Here is information about hernia symptoms and treatment.