Welcome to the Canterbury-West Coast Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

Today 60 New Zealanders will hear the words “I am sorry you have cancer”. 

If you or someone you care about has cancer, if you want to help provide support, or reduce your own risk of cancer  – you have come to the right place.

At the Cancer Society, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect every aspect of your life and we are here to help you through.

The Cancer Society can help you get to your medical appointments or provide accommodation during your treatment in Christchurch if you live some distance away.
Our specialist staff are ready to support you during your treatment and answer any questions you have, big or small.

And if you want to talk – we are here to listen.

No one should face cancer alone...with the Cancer Society here, you won't have to.Health Professionals Button

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Cancer Information Helpline and Services

Cancer Information Helpline and Services

If you or a loved one has questions about cancer or if you need support call our helpline service 0800 CANCER (226 237)

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Coping with cancer

Coping with cancer

Information and practical suggestions that will help you during your cancer experience.

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What you can do

What you can do

Ways you can reduce your risk of cancer

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