Cancer Society agrees with the need for better sunscreen regulation in New Zealand, but confirms its sunscreens are safe

Cancer Society agrees with the need for better sunscreen regulation in New Zealand, but confirms its sunscreens are safe

The Cancer Society remains committed to reducing the risk of skin cancer for all New Zealanders, thus we are currently investigating why the Consumer NZ testing has returned results different to ours.

Cancer Society products are safe to use, our producers test these products in an approved and recognised facility.

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Double whammy

Judy Farnham shares her story from when she and her husband simultaneously faced cancer.

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Where do Political Parties stand on cancer issues this election?

Where do Political Parties stand on cancer issues this election?

All parties are making ‘health’ an election promise. So we've asked each party standing for government four questions about national cancer issues and opportunities.

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Cancer has no friends

Cancer has no friends

When Jeffrey Coffin was diagnosed with renal cancer in October 2016, he was given just three days to live unless he was operated on.

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Survey about New Zealand charities

Survey about New Zealand charities

Have you been invited to take part in our charity survey? If so, you can read more about it here.

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Finding hope - life after a cancer diagnosis

Finding hope - life after a cancer diagnosis

Help from her family and the Cancer Society gave Gloria Topfer something to live for when times were tough.

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A life-changing journey

A life-changing journey

Kees Huisman tells us why he wishes he'd heard about the Cancer Society sooner.

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Walking for life

Walking for life

Margaret Parker's story is a reminder to us all to put one foot in front of the other, whatever the situation.

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PHARMAC to fund effective therapies for advanced melanoma

PHARMAC to fund effective therapies for advanced melanoma

Cancer Society is thrilled with PHARMAC's decision to fund effective therapies for advanced melanoma, now including Keytruda.

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Stand up for your health this Fieldays

Stand up for your health this Fieldays

The Cancer Society will be using the National Agricultural Fieldays as an opportunity to raise cancer awareness this June.

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Ironman, marathon runner, cancer survivor – the greatest challenge

Ironman, marathon runner, cancer survivor – the greatest challenge

Cancer survivor Sandie Robinson shares some perspective on the challenges of adjusting to "life after cancer".

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Smokefree Day – supporting whānau

Smokefree Day – supporting whānau

Health promoters are telling smokers to think about the impact their habit has on their family as an incentive to kick the habit this year.

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Cancer Society applauds Government’s health investment

Cancer Society applauds Government’s health investment

Cancer Society welcomes the decision to invest $39 million to roll-out a national bowel screening programme, as well as a tobacco tax increase.

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Uso Bike Ride 2016

Uso Bike Ride 2016

The USO Bike Ride from Bluff to Cape sees 32 riders cycling the length of New Zealand to raise awareness around men’s health.

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Volunteers vital for Cancer Society success

The Cancer Society is taking the opportunity to thank its volunteers this International Volunteer Day.

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Sun exposure far greater melanoma risk than genetic factors

An Australian melanoma expert says although some people have a genetic susceptibility to developing melanoma, exposure to the sun’s ultra violet (UV) rays poses a far greater risk.

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Cancer Society of New Zealand statement on IARC report

Findings of the IARC report around the consumption of processed meats.

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Lions and Cancer Society celebrate $2 million milestone

Lions and Cancer Society celebrate $2 million milestone

Function at Lodge acknowledges Lions Clubs for their tremendous support.

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St Pierre's and Cancer Society team up for Daffodil Day

St Pierre's and Cancer Society team up for Daffodil Day

The Cancer Society has partnered with St Pierre's this August to raise funds for Daffodil Day.

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