The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice and contributions:
Dr Lois Eva
Gynaecologist, Auckland DHB Women's Health – Gynaecology
Associate Professor Peter Sykes
Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Christchurch Women's Hospital, Christchurch.
Dr Carol Johnson
Radiation Oncologist, Blood and Cancer Centre, Wellington Hospital
Associate Professor Chris Atkinson
Medical Director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand and Oncologist at St George’s Cancer Care Centre
Gynaecological Oncology Nurse Specialist, Greenlane Hospital, Auckland
Oncology Nurse Specialist, Regional Cancer and Blood Services, Auckland District Health Board
Gynaecological Oncology Nurse Specialist, Christchurch Women's Hospital
Meg Biggs, Julie Holt and Michelle Gundersen-Reid
Cancer Society Information Nurses
National Information Manager
We thank the people who have experienced cancer and reviewed this edition, and offered many valuable suggestions. We also thank the Cancer Society volunteers who agreed to be photographed for our booklet.
This cover photo of a New Zealand native lilac-coloured hebe was taken by Rob Suisted.