Welcome to Central Cancer Network
We are one of four Regional Cancer Networks established in New Zealand to work across organisational boundaries to promote a collaborative approach to service planning and delivery.
- To reduce the incidence and impact of cancer
- To reduce the inequalities with respect to cancer
- Improve the journey of cancer patients and their family / whānau through the complex pathway of care, ensuring equitable, high quality, patient centred, evidence based and multidisciplinary care.
Four hundred people could die from cancer if New Zealand does not act quickly to catch up on cancer diagnostics missed during the lockdown. The
Treating cancer patients never gets easy for one of the country’s leading oncologists, but he is always humbled by the strength and character shown by
New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients. Those who developed Covid-19 were much more likely to die within
Scientists have been tasked with carrying out a wide-scale review to examine possible links between nitrates in groundwater and cancer in humans. Source: Stuff Read
Māori are more likely than non-Māori to get cancer, and once they have cancer they are less likely tosurvive it. One frequently proposed explanation for
Impact of human papillomavirus vaccination on rates of abnormal cervical cytology and histology in young New Zealand women
The aim of this study, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, was to determine the impact ofquadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination on abnormal cervical
Keeping It Fresh With Hip-Hop Teens: Promising Targeting Strategies for Delivering Public Health Messages to Hard-to-Reach Audiences.
Despite overall declines in youth cigarette use, tobacco use inequities exist by race/ethnicity. Health communication campaigns can be effective in changing tobacco-related attitudes, intentions, and