Coronavirus: Three month window to diagnose hundreds who may have cancer

Coronavirus: Three month window to diagnose hundreds who may have cancer

Cancer Society Medical Director and Oncologist Dr Chris Jackson says swift action is needed to address cancer diagnosis that could not be performed during lockdown.

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New beds at Margaret Stewart House thanks to Dry July NZ

New beds at Margaret Stewart House thanks to Dry July NZ

Thanks to a generous grant from Dry July NZ, we have been able to furnish our rooms with new beds for our guests - all ready for when we reopen.

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World Smokefree Day 2020

World Smokefree Day 2020

Tobacco is still harming our communities. This World Smokefree Day, we want to draw attention to the thousands of places you can buy tobacco.

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Coronavirus: Allowing cigarette sales in lockdown a 'wake-up' call for NZ

Coronavirus: Allowing cigarette sales in lockdown a 'wake-up' call for NZ

“There were no takeaways, flat whites or fresh-baked pies. No new magazines to read. No haircuts to be had. Lockdown level 4 was reduced to essentials only. Such as cigarettes…”

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30 Years of Daffodil Day

30 Years of Daffodil Day

This year we're celebrating 30 years of New Zealanders coming together for Daffodil Day – and celebrating the many volunteers and supporters who work tirelessly year after year to make our work possible. Thank you. Take a look back at some Daffodil Day highlights here!

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Anika's Brave Story

Anika's Brave Story

Annika is 9 years old and is passionate about helping people with cancer. Not only did she grow her hair long to donate to people living with cancer, her and her brother also raised money at school.

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Bequest leads to Skin Cancer Checks for Nelson and Tasman

Bequest leads to Skin Cancer Checks for Nelson and Tasman

Nelson and Tasman residents now have a means to keep skin cancer in check thanks to the generosity of one man.

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"Why we're leaving a Bequest to the Cancer Society..."

"Why we're leaving a Bequest to the Cancer Society..."

Robin and Feriel have been supporting the Cancer Society for over 16 years. They have shared their reasons for leaving a gift in their Wills

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Marlborough: Waitangi Day Fire

Marlborough: Waitangi Day Fire

Last Waitangi Day, our Marlborough office was significantly damaged by a fire. This was especially heartbreaking as, after 15 years in that location, we had just completed renovations to provide a better service for our clients.

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Wairarapa: Linda Wong Honoured

Wairarapa: Linda Wong Honoured

Linda Wong, Cancer Society Wairarapa Executive Board Member of 10 years received a Masterton District Council civic award in February for her services to the Cancer Society and cancer community.

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 Top 10 tips for cancer patients during the COVID crisis

Top 10 tips for cancer patients during the COVID crisis

The world has changed a lot in the past few weeks. Thankfully, we're still here and these are our top 10 tips for cancer patients during the COVID crisis.

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CancerChat - The Nurses' Blog is Back

CancerChat - The Nurses' Blog is Back

Our supportive care team of nurses and counsellors are continuing their support services from their home offices. One of the great resources still available is the CancerChatNZ forum.

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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Updates for people with cancer about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

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COVID-19: Events and Support Groups Postponed

COVID-19: Events and Support Groups Postponed

The Cancer Society takes the health and well-being of our communities seriously. In response to COVID-19, we have postponed events and support groups until further notice.

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Tour of Aotearoa - A Poem

Tour of Aotearoa - A Poem

In 2019, Louise Curtis cycled the length of Aotearoa to raise money for the Cancer Society. She's shared with us a poem she wrote about the experience.

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Library Update - November 2019

Library Update - November 2019

“I’ll start in the middle, where the cancer has started, right in the guts...” And so begins David Downs’ remarkable book A Mild Touch of the Cancer.

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Celebrating Volunteers - Joan Dunkley

Celebrating Volunteers - Joan Dunkley

With International Volunteer Day just around the corner, we would like to share more stories from our volunteers and their amazing contributions.

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Cancer Society 100% confident in sunscreen

Cancer Society 100% confident in sunscreen

The Cancer Society had its full sunscreen range independently tested at an FDA-approved, ISO registered laboratory this year. The results show all products exceed their SPF claims

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Cancer Society steps in with new support centre in Kāpiti

Cancer Society steps in with new support centre in Kāpiti

An increase in cancer referrals from the district health board and an increasing demand for counselling in Kāpiti has resulted in an urgent response from the Cancer Society.

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Cancer Society Survey on Vaping For Parents of School Children

Cancer Society Survey on Vaping For Parents of School Children

If you have one or more children at school please could you carry out this short online survey about your views on children vaping, open till 17th November 2019.

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