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How did @HeadNeckNZ, also known as HNCSSN begin? Seems like a simple question to answer but it’s not. What occurred was a step by step process, a meeting of minds, a cluster of events.

Here are some key dates

2015 September. ACH…

Our website is powered by Ning and was chosen for its many features such as groups and a discussion forum. Ning runs a little differently to platforms like Facebook, however, so here are some…

The Head and Neck Cancer Support Network was established in February 2016. It took the place of an Auckland District Health Board support group which had met at the Cancer Society's Domain Lodge for over 20 years. With…

Eggs, AI debate, sugar tax: Tuesday Health News

Continuing our weekly round-up of general health news with one outlier, a story about a computer winning a debate with humans. I mean this could be about health, because health is increasingly using AI and it was too good to omit.

Eggs. If you are old like me, you will remember the brilliant "Go to work on an egg" campaign created by UK…

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The Role of the Carer

I have been both a carer and a patient. I was more than a carer - I was a caregiver for my husband when he had dementia over several years. I’ve been a cancer patient on and off since 1996 with big healthy gaps in between.

What…

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