More outdoor dining areas could become smoke-free

More outdoor dining areas could become smoke-free

Smoke-free Canterbury is developing a voluntary smoke-free outdoor dining trial where it hopes to convince 50 cafes and restaurants to make their outdoor dining areas smoke-free

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Relay For Life - Register your team now!

Relay For Life - Register your team now!

Leona Freeman, Taja Murphy (The Purple Tornadoes) & Pavel Bares (Cancer Society) are excited about the upcoming Relay For Life in Greymouth on 20th February.

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New initiative benefits patients

New initiative benefits patients

The Cancer Society of New Zealand, Canterbury-West Coast division and Naturally Pure NZ will provide one 500ml drink bottle of water, for every new outpatient receiving a course of Radiation Therapy or Chemotherapy.

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Twenty years of voluntary service honoured

Twenty years of voluntary service honoured

Professor Brett Delahunt’s exceptional, long-standing voluntary service and leadership to cancer research has been acknowledged by the Cancer Society.

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PHARMAC decision puts New Zealand melanoma treatment out of step with other countries

PHARMAC decision puts New Zealand melanoma treatment out of step with other countries

PHARMAC has given the breakthrough melanoma drug Pembrolizumab a “low” priority – effectively meaning it won’t get funded.

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Waltham School Mufti Day

Waltham School Mufti Day

Mufti day fundraiser at Waltham School

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Peter Hutchison appointed President of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

Peter Hutchison appointed President of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

Dunedin businessman Peter Hutchison has been elected as President of the National Board of the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

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Sun exposure far greater melanoma risk than genetic factors

Sun exposure far greater melanoma risk than genetic factors

An Australian melanoma expert says although some people have a genetic susceptibility to developing melanoma, exposure to the sun’s ultra violet (UV) rays poses a far greater risk.

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Limit Zero 24-hour exercise for Cancer Society

Limit Zero 24-hour exercise for Cancer Society

More than 150 people join in on 24-hour exercise for Cancer Society

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Cancer Society of New Zealand statement on IARC report

Cancer Society of New Zealand statement on IARC report

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have released their monograph on the carcinogenicity of red and processed meat.

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Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day

This year we are celebrating the 25th nationwide Daffodil Day and we want to make it our most successful appeal yet. Who will you wear your daffodil for?

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Paint the Town Yellow!

Paint the Town Yellow!

Find out how you can Paint the Town Yellow to help us celebrate the 25th Annual Daffodil Day

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Bunches of daffodils on sale soon

Bunches of daffodils on sale soon

Our annual sale of bunches of daffodils to businesses in the Canterbury-West Coast starts this week.

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Christchurch researchers give hope for obese breast cancer patients

Christchurch researchers give hope for obese breast cancer patients

Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, left, Dr Margaret Currie and Dr Logan Walker are studying the link between obesity and breast cancer to develop better treatment options.

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2015 is held from 21 and 27 June and is a fantastic chance to celebrate the invaluable knowledge, skill and time contributions given by Aotearoa’s past and present volunteers.

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Cancer Society Ball Sold Out

Cancer Society Ball Sold Out

Our wonderful residents from Daffodil Lodge & House making tissue paper flowers for the Ball

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Smokefree Outdoor Dining - the time is right

Smokefree Outdoor Dining - the time is right

Cancer Society and Heart Foundation staff working on the survey

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