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Speech to Labour Party Health Care Summit

May 2017

You can read Mike's speech here

 

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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New edition of "Talking to a friend with cancer" is available now

New edition of "Talking to a friend with cancer" is available now

Cancer Society's popular leaflet "Talking to a friend with cancer" has been fully reviewed with up-to-date information and a fresh new look.

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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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Our position on breakthrough melanoma therapies

Our position on breakthrough melanoma therapies

Read our concerns and recommendations about funding.

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Wellington Rugby community comes together for Ruck Cancer

Wellington Rugby community comes together for Ruck Cancer

Wellington Rugby and the Cancer Society are joining forces to support Ruck Cancer.

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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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Twenty years of voluntary service honoured

Twenty years of voluntary service honoured

Professor Brett Delahunt’s exceptional, long-standing voluntary service and leadership to cancer research has been acknowledged by the Cancer Society.

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Peter Hutchison appointed president of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

Peter Hutchison appointed president of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

Dunedin businessman Peter Hutchison has been elected as President of the National Board of the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

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An open letter to the team at Cricket World Cup

An open letter to the team at Cricket World Cup

As your New Zealand Charity Partner for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 we would like to say a huge thank you for your support.

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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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