The Cancer Society of New Zealand in the news and media.
The Cancer Society is concerned with the apparent increase in industry interference to influence policy.
Cancer Society says a post on Twitter by Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA) misrepresents the organisation’s position on vaping.Read more ›
The latest UMR Research Poll shows that support for a sugary drinks levy in New Zealand is at an all-time high.Read more ›
Catherine Drummond’s current research looks at putting the brakes on cancer by finding ways to stop a molecule called Δ133p53β.Read more ›
Today’s announcement of funding towards providing accommodation and transport for cancer patients is being welcomed by the Cancer Society.Read more ›
The Cancer Society is pleased to see the new vaping legislation passed with general cross-party support.Read more ›
All New Zealanders voting in the general election this year will also be asked a yes or no question on your support of cannabis legalisation.
This Men's Health month we spoke with people about their cancer experiences to gain some insight into men’s health.
An international study out today shows there is plenty of work to be done to improve advanced bowel cancer survival rates in New Zealand.Read more ›
This World Smokefree Day May 31, we want to draw attention to the thousands of places you can buy tobacco.Read more ›
The Cancer Society calls for cross-party support to ensure vaping regulations are introduced.Read more ›
Today is World Cancer Day. Will you celebrate, remember and fight back?Read more ›
Greg O’Grady creates devices that solve problems. Aided by a Cancer Society research grant he is able to trial a new device to aid stoma patients who have had bowel surgery.Read more ›
Jane Pitman's research is focused on early biomarkers of ovarian cancer. This will have an impact on the survival rate of women affected by ovarian cancer.Read more ›
Our cervical screening programme is failing Māori women, says Anna Adcock (Ngāti Mutunga) researcher and PHD student. Anna's research will inform policy and address cancer inequities for Māori.Read more ›
Chris Jackson, Cancer Society Medical Director comments on Cancer Medicine funding update from PHARMACRead more ›
The Smoke-free action plan and vaping regulations are now overdue.Read more ›
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 claimsRead more ›
This year’s Tariana Turia Award for achievement in indigenous tobacco control, presented by Dame Tariana, has been awarded to Sue Taylor.Read more ›