Cancer and the COVID vaccination
If you are going through cancer treatment talk to your doctor about when you should get the COVID vaccination.
Reducing the incidence of primary skin cancer
Our latest position statement outlines seven recommendations to reduce the incidence of skin cancerFind out more
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Cancer Society appoints first female and Māori Medical Director
Today the Cancer Society of New Zealand heralds two historic firsts – the appointment of our first female and first Māori Medical Director. Dr George Laking (Te Whakatōhea) and Dr Kate Gregory have been jointly appointed as Co-Medical Directors.
Dr Chris Jackson reflects on his six years as our Medical Director
Chris Jackson has stepped down from his role of Medical Director. He talks to Clare de Lore from The Listener about cancer, being an oncologist and cancer treatment.
World-leading action plan on smoking will reduce harm
Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall has proposed a plan to achieve the Smokefree Aotearoa goal of having minimal numbers of New Zealanders smoking by 2025 and has strong support from the health sector.
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