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Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Kia ora tatou, 
this week our Network News .....celebrates a year of connecting, with a great new tool on our website to Chat with others. We update you on our Auckland Support Group December meeting, and invite everyone to join our Auckland evening…
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Head and Neck Network commented on G M Rigg's blog post How long is too long for a DHB to report a serious adverse event to the HQSC ? What do you say to 5 years and 9 months ? Is it acceptable ?
"Patients, their family/whanau should be given the opportunity to comment on the adverse event, and those comments included in the report. 
Adverse events should be recorded on your medical file, with a statement that the event was reported and you w…"
Dec 4
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Dec 1
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
The Unspoken Problem with Head and Neck Cancer.
Although few statistics are available to assess how patients with cancer are affected by prescription opioid use, a recent study found that 70% of patients with cancer use opiates after radiation, acco…
Nov 28
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Kia ora tatou, 
this week our Network News shares changes to meetings of the Auckland Support Group, our Connect 500 project continues, we profile Eva McGauley, an inspirational head and necker who sadly passed away last week. There are lots of new…
Nov 26
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
This is a highly recommended watch. From November 2017.
 
Nov 15
Head and Neck Network published an article
You will find a list of common tests, procedures, and scans that doctors use to find the cause of a medical problem. Use the menu to see other pages.
Doctors use many tests to find, or diagnose, cancer. They also do tests to learn if cancer has spre…
Nov 12
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Nov 12
Head and Neck Network posted an event
Please bring along a small gift for secret Santa. 
Nov 11
Head and Neck Network published an article
After treatment ends, one of the most common concerns survivors have is that the cancer will come back. The fear of recurrence is very real and entirely normal. Although you cannot control whether the cancer returns, you can control how much the fea…
Nov 11
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Over the next few months we are profiling our committee, so that you know them a little better.  
The first cab of the rank is our Chair, Diana Ayling.
 


What are you reading currently? The Open Organisation by Jim Whitehurst of the Red Hat organi…
Nov 7
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
HPV blood test shows promise for tracking head and neck cancer after treatment


CHAPEL HILL - A new blood test developed by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers shows promise for tracking HPV-linked head a…
Nov 7
Head and Neck Network published an article
Those with a cancer experience are all too familiar with the anxiety that many experience wondering and waiting if and how cancer may return. New research is helping shed more light on what exactly “fear of cancer recurrence” means as a measurable p…
Nov 4
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