The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice and contributions:

Associate Professor Chris Atkinson

Medical Director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand and Oncologist at St George’s Cancer Care Centre

Janice Brown

Social Worker, Hutt Hospital, Wellington.

Sue Corkill

Cancer Supoort Coordinator, Cancer Society of New Zealand, Wellington Division.

Hazel Nesser

Counsellor, Cancer Society of New Zealand, Wellington Division.

Counselling and Psychology Service Team, Cancer Society of New Zealand, Auckland Division

Phil Kerslake

Author of Life, Happiness… & Cancer, patient support advocate, and the Hutt Valley District Health Board’s General Manager of Human Resources.

Meg Biggs, Julie Holt, Michelle Gundersen-Reid

Cancer Information Nurses

Consumer reviewers

The Cancer Society wishes to acknowledge the input and expertise of our consumer reviewers.

Sarah Stacy Stacy-Baynes

Information Manager


Cancer affects New Zealand from all walks of life, and all regions of our beautiful country. This cover photo was taken in Wellington’s Botanical Gardens by Jess Molloy of Moxie Communications. Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc. (2010)

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