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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…

This week we share with you some commonly head myths about Head and Neck Cancers, a touching story of a rugby player determined to make the best of his end of days, and we look at why there are so few women as surgeons. 

Commonly Held Myths of Head and Neck Cancers…

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Stand with our brothers and sisters affected by lung cancer. More New Zealand die of lung cancer than any other cancer. Sufferers are often stigmatised by smoking, when most have never smoked. The Lung Cancer Foundation are looking for support for their petition to have lung cancer declared a health priorty and to approve additional budget for Pharmac to fund lung cancer…

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