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.
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
Hawke’s Bay DHB wants to see more Māori working in their local health sector, so they’ve recruiteda fresh bunch of Māori medical students to learn
But it is difficult to discuss a complex malady like cancer in the language traditionally reserved for other illnesses. No silver bullet is likely to