We are privileged to have Cushing’s patient Jack Forrest talk about his personal journey through diagnosis, treatment and more treatment, as well as our medical experts including Dr Dilan Seneviratne Epa (Pituitary endocrinologist), Dr Ceceilia Gzell (Radiation oncologist), and Mr James Lee (endocrine surgeon). There will be time for a dedicated Q&A following the presentations. […]
We have been providing support and education to patients and communities for over 20 years. Being a patient focussed foundation with strong collaboration to the medical specialists, we are able to advocate for those impacted by pituitary conditions…
The APF provides support for adults and children with acquired or congenital pituitary disorders.
Affordable Growth Hormone (GH) replacement therapy
"My problems began in my 20’s when I first began to put on weight, had irregular periods, noticed more body and facial hair, and had episodes of depression. I was diagnosed as having Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (which presents similarly to Cushing’s Disease but is caused by a very different disease process) "
"Being diagnosed with a pituitary tumour was a relief. My family had jokingly called my enlarging hands and feet flippers. I had grown two shoe sizes over a year!! Thankfully my doctor identified the features of acromegaly and I am on the road to recovery following successful surgery by my pituitary specialist. "