Our Facebook Group Head & Neck Cancer Support


laryngectomy (9)

Monday News, 18 June

Greetings to everyone

Diana is still in Europe so today's news will be brief.

We welcome Tamara, Nick, Marlene and Mary to our network. These are our new June members so far. 

Most of our discussion is on our closed Facebook group,

https://www.facebook.com/groups/HNCSupport.Aotearoa/?ref=bookmarks but you can contact us via the…

Read more…

Friendly Friday: one of our heroes

Life after a laryngectomy

 In 2007, Mac Redmond’s voice had been getting croakier by the month so he went to his GP who sent him to North Shore Hospital. He was diagnosed with a growth on his voice box. He was in a daze but was “half happy” when he met with a panel of doctors at Auckland Hospital who said they could fix him with radiation. This was unsuccessful so in 2008 he had surgery. The surgery was daunting because he had his throat cut from ear to ear.…

Read more…

Happy with your treatment experience?

Please share your thoughts on your recent treatment experience. This can be at any stage of your cancer journey, pre treatment, treatment, post treatment, and survivorship. 

You can take our survey as many times as you like, and we encourage you to have your family/whanau and carers share their thoughts as well. Click the link to share your thoughts.




Donations are always welcome

Donate via Givealittle

Or, you can put a little bit of money in our Kiwibank account!


Upcoming Events

Cancer Dictionary