The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice and contributions:


Dr Christopher Jackson

Medical Director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand and medical oncologist, Southern District Health Board

Julie Holt, Jenny Burge, Kate Velenski

Registered nurses with the Cancer Society 

Angie Cairncross

Cancer Society Communications Advisor

Professor Brett Delahunt

Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington 

Dr Anna Lawrence

Urology specialist, Auckland 

Dr Douglas Iupati

Radiation oncologist, Blood and Cancer Centre, Wellington Hospital

Dr Nick Buchan

Urologist, Christchurch

Bob Hale

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Urology, Wellington Hospital, Wellington

Sue Osborne

Urology nurse practitioner, Waitematā District Health Board, Auckland 

Translations – Hohepa MacDougall of Wharetuna Māori Consultancy Service 

Photography – Jack Milton (Cancer Society)


A big thank you to our volunteers who shared their experience, time and knowledge of cancer and its treatment with us and to those volunteers who shared their time to be in photos.

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