For people like Nicole, the Cancer Society’s Lions Lodge is a home away from home during cancer treatment.
“For some people there’s a lot of stress at home. But when they’re here, they can just concentrate on getting better. They can go and have a sleep when they want. They don’t have to worry about meals.
The Cancer Society’s Lions Lodge in Hamilton provides free accommodation, meals and support for people who travel long distances for cancer treatment at Waikato Hospital.Read more ›
LJ Hooker has once again taken naming rights sponsorship for the Cancer Society Ball.Read more ›
Master’s student Shalini Guleria says volunteering at the Cancer Society has helped to keep her motivated while researching cancer at the University of Waikato.Read more ›
Find out why the team from Little Einstein's are lacing up their walking shoes once again for Relay For Life.Read more ›
Jane Minhinnick doesn't know how she would get to her treatment without the volunteer driving service.Read more ›
There's a simple reason Andy Pryde keeps coming back to relay For Life: "I get a kick out of it."Read more ›
A series of art workshops in Rotorua gave people affected by cancer an opportunity to unwind and explore creativity.Read more ›
When 62-year-old Gail Andersen struggled with isolation after her cancer diagnosis, the Cancer Society provided much-needed services.Read more ›
Along with good tidings and cheer, the holidays also bring steep expectations and stress. When cancer is thrown into the mix, the season becomes all the more challenging.Read more ›
Liz Claridge was ready to simplify life and enjoy retirement in Whangamata when a mammogram changed everything.Read more ›
Strength, perseverance and coming out the other side – Neata’s experience with cancer.Read more ›
When facing a major illness or stressful life change, you don’t have to do it alone. A support group may help.Read more ›
When retired school principal Jack Reid found blood in his urine, life changed significantly for the Cambridge local.Read more ›
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.
Judy Farnham shares her story from when she and her husband simultaneously faced cancer.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
When Jeffrey Coffin was diagnosed with renal cancer in October 2016, he was given just three days to live unless he was operated on.Read more ›