The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice, and contributions:
Dr Richard Isaacs
Medical Oncologist, Palmerston North Hospital
Associate Professor Chris Atkinson
Oncologist, St George Hospital, Christchurch and the Cancer Society of New Zealand's Medical Director
Clinical Nurse Specialist - Medical Oncology, Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre, Wellington
Oncology Nurse, Nelson, Marlborough District Health Board
Meg Biggs, Julie Holt, and Michelle Gundersen-Reid
Cancer Society Information Nurses
We also thank the people who have had chemotherapy and reviewed this edition and offered many valuable suggestions.
Some of the material in this section is based on information published by the Cancer Council Victoria (Australia). The Cancer Society of New Zealand acknowledges their assistance.
The Cancer Society would like to thank Louise Goossens for her photography.
Cancer affects New Zealanders from all walks of life, and all regions of our beautiful country. Cover photo: 27106OB30: Small boat pulled up on golden sands of Big Kuri Bay beach. South east Stewart Island. Coastal Flax, Stewart Island, Stewart Island District, New Zealand
Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc. (2011)
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