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  • Advocacy

    national office / our work / advocacy

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Library

    how we can help / looking for answers / library

    The Cancer Society has an excellent free lending library with books, videos, DVDs and CDs on cancer and its treatment. If access to the library is difficult,...

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  • Suggested reading and websites

    cancer information / living with cancer / sex and cancer / suggested reading and websites

    Reading *Good Loving, Great Sex: Finding balance when your sex drives differ* by Dr Rosie King, Random House, Australia, 1998. *Intimacy After Cancer: A woman’s guide* by Dr Sally Kydd...

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  • Glossary: what does that word mean?

    cancer information / living with cancer / getting on with life after treatment / glossary what does that word mean

    Most of the words here are used in Getting on with life after treatment; others are words you are likely to hear used by doctors and...

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  • Making treatment decisions

    cancer information / cancer types / prostate cancer / making decisions about treatment

    *Your treatment team* From the time that you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may be cared for by one or more of a team of...

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  • Position statements

    national office / our work / position statements

    Bowel (colorectal) screening *Published:* 2019 *Resource status: *Current This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years. *Summary: *The Cancer Society welcomes the introduction of the...

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  • Who we fund

    national office / our work / research 2 / who we fund

    The Cancer Society is excited to fund the following researchers through the 2018 Research Grant Round. Read more about the researchers we support and their projects...

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