The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice, and contributions:
Dr Christopher Jackson
The Cancer Society of New Zealand’s Medical Director and Medical Oncologist for the Southern District Health Board
Charlene E. Tan
We would also like to acknowledge that this booklet was first created as part of research for the University of Otago, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics.
Community Dietitian, Nurse Maude Association, Christchurch
Dr Jane Elmslie
Dietitian/Researcher, Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine
Dietitian, Lea Stening Health, Christchurch
Director, Senior Paediatric & Sports Dietitian, Lea Stening Health, Christchurch
Dietitian, Auckland City Hospital
Dr David Hay
Oral Medicine Specialist, Oral Health Regional Services, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland
Clinical Nurse Specialist/Navigator ORL, Auckland City Hospital
National Nurse Lead, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland
Speech Language Therapist, Auckland City Hospital
Cancer Society Information Nurses
Michelle Gundersen-Reid, Julie Holt and Viv Williams
National Information Manager
Many thanks to the Cancer Society volunteers who agreed to be photographed for our booklet covers. Our thanks also to Brian and Lee Sheppard, and those affected by dry mouth and their carers who reviewed our drafts and gave us many valuable suggestions, quotes, and recipes to include in the booklet.
Lindsay Keats of Lindsay Keats Photography in Wellington took the photograph for our booklet cover.