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Head and Neck Cancer Network Launches Petition
The Head and Neck Cancer Network have added their voice to the other cancer organisation calling for Pharmac to fund cancer drug Keytruda. MedSafe approved the drug for use in head and neck cancer after…
Sunday
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Kerslake's message to Jacinda Ardern: 'We're falling behind' 










This article is part of a Because It Matters Newshub series.
Described as New Zealand's "most prolific cancer survivor", Phil Kerslake says he's worried the country's fal…
Aug 14
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
This week we share the news of 12 new cancer-fighting radiation machines, more funding for immunotherapy research, interesting news about the HPV vaccine, and finally, Judy Kirchmeirer tells her story of 10 years of cancer. 
Government's cancer resp…
Aug 7
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Kia ora tatou,
Network News

World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2019
We had good media coverage for the day. I would like to thank the Australia New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society, the New Zealand Dental Association, the Gillies MacIndoe Research…
Aug 5
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
HPV infection on Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Day
From Radio New Zealand...."World Head and Neck Cancer Day is tomorrow and this year there's a push to highlight the correlation between these cancers and the HPV virus. 
These cancers are increasin…
Aug 1
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
This week it was hard to find any head and neck cancer news at all! Maybe everyone is enjoying the break. We did find some interesting research into why not many Kiwis participate in clinical trials, a really interesting range of services at the May…
Jul 17
Head and Neck Network posted an event
The team from Merck will share the lastest on immunotherapies for head and neck cancer.
 
Jul 11
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
This week we share with you a few tips to keep your Chin Up, a story on the prescribing of OxyContin, and some tips on how to communicate with your healthcare team. Enjoy!
 

Pharmac has spent tens of millions on OxyContin, blamed for America's opio…
Jul 10
Head and Neck Network published events
Jul 8
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Kia ora tatou,
Network News
This month we launch our fundraising campaign for the year. Although we run a lean and mean operation, we need your donations to ensure we can continue our work of connecting, supporting and advocating for people affected…
Jul 8
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
This week we share with you the progress of Blair Vining's petition for the establishment of a national cancer agency with oversight for care throughout the country. There is a new single shot that could help with complex head and neck cancer, and w…
Jul 3
Head and Neck Network updated their profile
Jul 2
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Northland man left with brain damage after suspected morphine overdose in Auckland hospital
A Northland man has been left with brain damage due to a suspected morphine overdose he received in hospital. 
Trevor Flood, 56, has been left confused and c…
Jun 26
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
National Volunteer Week 2019
#NVW2019 https://nationalvolunteerweek.nz/
National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of the 1.2 million volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.
National Volunteer Week 2019 runs from June 16-22.…
Jun 15
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
The lastest head and neck cancer news covers the era before immunotherapy, coping with grief and a new head and neck cancer drug that could make patients live longer. Enjoy!
Dr. Cohen on the Era Before Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer

 
Ezra C…
Jun 5
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Kia ora tatou,
The latest newsletter includes a full update on the Northern Regional Project to improve head and neck cancer services in the region.
You can read it all by clicking the link below.
June newsletter.pdf
Jun 5
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