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Efforts to reduce cancer at risk

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:15 am | Cancer Control Trust

"Without the leadership of experts we will continue to fail to reduce the gap between us and Australia, where cancer mortality rates are lower,” says Associate Professor Brian Cox, Chair of the New Zealand Cancer Control Trust, an independent ... More >>

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 >>