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Wake-up call for cancer agency boss Diana Sarfati

OPINION: Statements about priorities for the new cancer agency made by agency head Professor Diana Sarfati  are cause for serious concern. 
Last Saturday's profile of Sarfati, in which she was ask…
Monday
Head and Neck Network published articles
Oct 3
Head and Neck Network published an article
Today Chris tells his story of Head and Neck Cancer. Chris points out that it not just patients affected. Families/whanau, caregivers and friends are impacted by a cancer diagnosis as well.The time immediately after diagnosis is difficult. A big par…
Oct 2
Head and Neck Network published an article
The 4th October is World Smile Day. "https://www.worldsmileday.com   Our Head and Neck Cancer Support Network community is acknowledging the day with our #CanSmile campaign. Head and Neck Cancer is devasting to those affected. You can find yourself…
Oct 1
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Our weekly round up of Head and Neck cancer news from New Zealand and around the world. This week an apology to a head and necker who suffered brain damage, the future of robotic surgery, and we can learn from breast cancer about the value of surviv…
Sep 30
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
Each week we share Head and Neck Cancer News from around the world....
Machine learning improves the diagnosis of patients with head and neck cancers
Researchers have successfully solved a longstanding problem in the diagnosis of head and neck cance…
Sep 24
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
 
Cancer action 10-year plan should only be a 'start'

Paul Ryder considers himself lucky to be alive.
The 68-year-old Timaru man was diagnosed with cancer in his vocal cords in 2017, but with treatment the disease went into remission and finally su…
Sep 18
Head and Neck Network posted a blog post
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…
Aug 19
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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
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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
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