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Quality of Life Study: Participants Invited

The Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ supports the following study [HDEC and AUTEC approved]. Details as provided by the organisers. Are you 18 years old? Are you a NZ permanent resident / citizen? Are you diagnosed with prostate cancer and currently have end staged metastasised stage? Receiving therapy for metastatic prostate cancer? As part of his…

The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020

Te Aho o Te Kahu Cancer Control Agency on 2 February 2021 released The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020 Report, which they refer to as the first stage in an ongoing critical analysis of New Zealand’s cancer care system. This is our response. While this report offers a comprehensive overview of where cancer…

Simon Wilson: Cancer Diary

Senior Herald writer Simon Wilson was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent surgery in early 2018, a journey he documented in his Cancer Diaries published in the NZ Herald. Prior to Christmas 2020 he made daily visits to Auckland City Hospital where he “found fear and hope in 33 days in the radiotherapy room”. Read…