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The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand. We are committed to providing leadership in cancer control, working with communities, and providing core services in health promotion, support, information and research. Please take a moment to look around our website. You can also contact our 0800 CANCER Helpline for information about Cancer, or find out more about our Support Services.
Friday, 21 September 2012
'My Health Matters'
September 24th sees the pilot launch of the ‘My Health Matters’ a kit for cancer patients who are referred through the Palmerston North cancer services.
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Thumbs up to a good decision
“The Australian federal government secured a huge win over big tobacco companies today when the High Court ruled that the Labour Government’s world-first plain packaging laws are constitutionally valid.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
“Thousands of New Zealand kids will have memories of sitting in the back of the family car being blasted with second-hand, stinky, smelly, cigarette smoke - and it’s a memory every child can do without!” says Skye Kimura, Tobacco Control Advisor for the Cancer Society.
Thursday, 23 February 2012
A good example for New Zealand
With the announcement of smoking to be banned in outdoor dining areas in NSW from 2015 and in playgrounds, sports grounds and swimming pools as soon as possible, the Cancer Society’s Smokefree Advisor, Skye Kimura thinks it is only a matter of time before we have similar bans here.
Monday, 13 February 2012
A first in Aotearoa, New Zealand
Kia ora - E te iwi, a cancer education and support programme for Maori, has been gifted to the Maori health community by the Cancer Society.
Friday, 15 July 2011
The Cancer Society happy with tobacco add ban
The Cancer Society is delighted the Government has today passed the legislation required to ban tobacco
The Cancer Society of New Zealand wholeheartedly supports the Auckland Council on Smoke-free Environment
The Cancer Society of New Zealand wholeheartedly supports the Auckland Council on its leadership role in tackling the ‘big tobacco’ issue.
Thursday, 24 March 2011
The Cancer Society Steps Up To Help Christchurch Colleagues
The Christchurch earthquake badly damaged the Cancer Society’s offices in Christchurch with two of its three buildings yellow stickered.
Friday, 10 December 2010
The value of sunscreen
The Cancer Society says ground-breaking Australian research shows that daily sunscreen use can prevent melanoma in adults.
Thursday, 24 April 2008
NSW proposal to get tobacco out of sight in retail outlets, Cancer Society urges New Zealand to follow suit
The Cancer Society is urging New Zealand MPs to protect children from tobacco marketing tactics in shops by supporting a proposal to eliminate retail marketing of tobacco products.