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How to reduce cancer death rates

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:38 pm | Cancer Control Trust

New Zealand death rates from cancer are about 10% higher than Australia, not because we have higher incidence of cancer but because our survival rates are lower. More >>

Cancer Control Supports 20th Daffodil Day

Thursday, 26 August 2010, 2:36 pm | Cancer Control Trust

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Cancer Control applauds higher tobacco tax

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 11:31 am | Cancer Control Trust

Cancer Control New Zealand applauds the Government for increasing the excise tax on tobacco as a positive step towards preventing cancer deaths in New Zealand. More >>

“NZ History Of Tobacco Control” Booklet Launch

Thursday, 26 June 2008, 2:01 pm | Cancer Control Trust

The Cancer Control Council of New Zealand today launched a booklet entitled “Tobacco Control in New Zealand: A History”. The booklet charts the changes to tobacco control in New Zealand since 1945. More >>

Bold move on colorectal screening welcomed

Friday, 30 May 2008, 9:32 am | Cancer Control Trust

The Cancer Control Council of New Zealand is delighted the Minister of Health David Cunliffe, has fast tracked a colorectal screening programme, says council deputy chair and oncologist Chris Atkinson. More >>

Prestigious Award For Cancer Control Leader

Friday, 14 December 2007, 2:32 pm | Cancer Control Trust

New Zealand Cancer Control Trust’s Executive Director, Professor John Gavin, has been awarded an honorary doctor of science degree at the University of Otago. More >>

Cancer Control Monitoring Report Welcomed

Thursday, 23 August 2007, 11:11 am | Cancer Control Trust

The Cancer Control Council released today its first evaluation and monitoring report, Mapping Progress: The First Two Years of the Cancer Control Strategy Action Plan 2005-2010. More >>

Cancer vaccine offers unique opportunity

Thursday, 30 November 2006, 4:50 pm | Cancer Control Trust

The Cancer Control Council says the government has a unique window of opportunity to address inequalities around cancer as it decides whether the cervical cancer vaccine should be included in the national immunisation schedule. More >>

Plan A Blueprint For Improving Cancer Control

Monday, 7 March 2005, 6:28 pm | Cancer Control Trust

The Minister of Health launched today the Action Plan to implement The New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy. More >>

Cancer Control Council A Critical Milestone

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 10:05 am | Cancer Control Trust

The establishment of an independent Cancer Control Council, announced today by the Minister of Health, has been commended by the New Zealand Cancer Control Trust as a “significant and critical milestone”. More >>

From Policy To Action On Cancer

Friday, 3 October 2003, 1:07 pm | Cancer Control Trust

The appointment of an 11-member Cancer Control Taskforce was announced this evening by the Minister of Health, the Hon Annette King at the opening of a national cancer control workshop in Wellington. More >>


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