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

Simon Allan

Medical Oncologist, Palmerston North Hospital

Associate Professor Chris Atkinson

Oncologist, St George’s Hospital, Christchurch and the Cancer

Society of New Zealand’s Medical Director

Cheryl Macdonald

Clinical Nurse Specialist Breast Care, Midcentral DHB

Jenny Collett

Physiotherapist/Lymphoedema Therapist, Palmerston North

Kate Veleski, Julie Holt and Michelle Gundersen-Reid

Cancer Society Information Nurses

Sarah Stacy-Baynes

National Information Manager, National Office, Cancer Society of New Zealand


Many thanks to the Cancer Society volunteers who agreed to be photographed for our booklet cover.

We appreciate your support.