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Please help us educate and support both people with mast cell diseases (MCD) including mastocytosis, MCAS and HaT, as well as health and medical practitioners. Many people with MCD are provided with limited correct information especially when trying to adjust to their diagnosis. We seek your help with fundraising and developing these resources to make a real difference to these people’s quality of life.
BECOME A MEMBER
TAMS is a volunteer-run, membership association. TAMS members receive discounts for TAMS conferences and events, member e-newsletters, Zoom and face-to-face support groups and more.
The TAMS committee advocates on behalf of TAMS Members to the medical community and government.
TAMS receives a lot of emails, calls and messages from people seeking diagnosis and treatment for their mast cell diseases. We have put together some information to help you with your diagnosis and treatment journey. If you need support finding a specialist in your area, please contact us. You can also join our Patient Support Group on Facebook.
LATEST NEWS AND ALERTS
Join us for Part 2 on 9 DecPhoto by Aleksandr Ledogorov on UnsplashAt our Support meeting on Sunday, 24 November, it was acknowledged that our emotional state can have an effect on our illness, and vice versa. This can be positive or negative. Some members felt that...
Part 1: Anatomy and physiology of griefIllustration: Charlie Brown by leonardocharra (Creative Commons)Grief is a complex emotional response to loss, and its anatomy and physiology involve a combination of psychological, neurological and physiological processes....
This is an alert regarding Famotidine and Nizatidine, now both listed on the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Medicine Shortage Reports Database (the Database). All Famotidine is currently listed as "Unavailable” with an anticipated return-to-market date of 29...
At our June Support meeting on 24 June 2023, we discussed the challenges faced with management of our chronic illness, using the analogy of athletes preparing for the Olympics. In order to progress, an athlete can be faced with setbacks as they commence training for...
Living with a chronic illness can feel like we are always at the beginning, both physically and mentally. No matter how many times we think we have prepared for a flare of our illness, it can seem like we have achieved little progress or improvement in the management...
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TAMS Research Fund
Since its inception in 2012, TAMS has championed national and international research into mast cell diseases. But we want to do more. The TAMS Research Advisory Committee is working to develop a research grants program, to fund specific post-grad studies into mast cell disorders.
We need your help to reach our new target of $40,000. We have already raised $30,000, so we are calling on you to help us raise another $10,000.