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The Auckland campaign for World Head and Neck Cancer Day will include free screening of the head and neck on 26 and 27 July. So far we are not aware of screening in other New Zealand centres. 

Auckland Head and Neck Specialists, who operate at Mercy Ascot Hospital, are providing two screening sessions on the day before WHNCD. This will be on 26 July. The free screenings will be at their Takapuna and NorthCare branches on …

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Wednesday Weekly - 1 March 2017

One major catch when trawling cancer news sites are the number of prevention or warning stories – symptoms to watch for, don’t smoke, reduce alcohol etc – which to a survivor is very much after-the-fact and not particularly encouraging. However, helping others, even in a small way, to avoid the disease in all its many forms is a fairly natural and understandable impulse and it would be good to see the New Jersey initiative (see below) introduced more widely. Meanwhile consider: We…
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