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The Cancer Society of New Zealand is a not for profit organisation funded by caring New Zealanders.   

He whakahaere kore mahi moni te Kāhui Matepukupuku o Aotearoa e whai tahua ana mai i te hunga atawhai o Aotearoa.

Prostate cancer information for men, their family/whanau and supporters

A new diagnosis of prostate cancer still 'packs a powerful punch' and can cause men diagnosed with it to feel intense and conflicting emotions.                                     

Taking Control : Living well with prostate cancer 

Our Taking Control leaflet describes some of the common reactions men have towards prostate cancer and suggests ways of helping you regain control.                

Prostate Cancer : The information sheet

Read just the key facts about prostate cancer. 

Prostate Cancer : A guide for men with prostate cancer

This booklet explains how prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated.
It also has information about managing the side effects of treatment and looking after yourself.

For more information or a free copy of these resources phone the Cancer Information Helpline 0800 CANCER (226 237) or contact your local Cancer Society for a copy.  

Cango Election Manifesto 2014

As part of its Election Manifesto 2014 CANGO calls on the next New Zealand government to take action to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer in New Zealand and to address inequalities relating to cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Cancer Society Chief Executive

The Board of the the Cancer Society of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jan Pearson to the position of Acting Chief Executive. The current Chief Executive, Dalton Kelly retired from the position with his last day being 31 July 2014. Jan will take up the Acting Chief Executive role from 1 August 2014 and continue in the role until a permanent appointment is made. 

Coming Events

It wasn't until Sarah-Jane O'Neil went through cancer treatment that she realised how much charities do for patients and their families. The single mum was diagnosed with thyroid cancer just days before Christmas 2012, and although she has had successful treatment, she lives with the fear that it will return. This year she will join Walking Stars - a night time walking half marathon raising funds for the Cancer Society.



Past Events

Oceania Conference
Forum on Carcinogens in the Workplace