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  • Some common questions about sex and cancer

    cancer information / living with cancer / sex and cancer / some common questions about cancer

    Can I catch cancer from my partner? No, you cannot catch cancer from having sex with your partner. Could sex make my cancer spread to other parts of...

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  • 2500 more Kiwis would have survived cancer if they lived in Australia

    about us / news and media / news / 2500 more kiwis would have survived cancer if they lived in australia

    *MEDIA RELEASE* You are more likely to survive cancer if you live in Australia than New Zealand. The Cancer Society have reviewed the numbers and over 5 years,...

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  • Cancer Society critical of Pharmac saying they 'lack accountability, lack transparency, are slow'

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    cj access Pharmac "lack accountability, lack transparency, are slow", in delivering pharmaceutical drugs to New Zealanders who need them according to the Cancer Society. This morning...

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  • Suggestions that may help with sexual problems caused by cancer and its treatment

    cancer information / living with cancer / sex and cancer / suggestions that may help with sexual problems caused by cancer and its treatment

    Help with body image problems Body image is the mental picture you have of the way you look. This image may not be how your body actually...

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  • Suggested websites

    cancer information / cancer types / prostate cancer / suggested websites

    This information is part of a series called Understanding Cancer, which is published by the Cancer Society. This information, and information from the Living with Cancer...

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  • Internal radiation — brachytherapy

    cancer information / treatment / radiation treatment / internal radiation brachytherapy

    Internal radiation (also known as brachytherapy) involves placing radioactive seeds or wires, such as caesium, iridium, or iodine into the body close to the cancer. Why is...

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  • Advocacy

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    The Cancer Society of New Zealand is a non-profit organisation which receives no direct financial support from Government. This ensures we can inform and lobby the...

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  • Position statements

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    Breakthrough therapies and the introduction of a New Zealand Early Access to Medicines Scheme Alcohol & Cancer Risk Breast Awareness Electronic Cigarettes[/assets/Positions-Statements/Position-statement-E-CIGARETTES-2018-ID-15984-230718-ID-20120.pdf] Folate and Reducing Cancer...

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  • Brief information about radiation treatment

    cancer information / treatment / brief information about radiation treatment

    This information will provide you with information about radiation treatment and the support and information your doctors, nurses and the Cancer Society can offer you. We...

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  • What happens when I have treatment?

    cancer information / treatment / radiation treatment / your experience of radiation treatment

    This section explains what happens during radiation treatment with either external or internal radiation treatment. External radiation treatment The machine you are treated with will depend on the...

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