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26 November 2021

Sophie Gray’s tips for shopping smart to save on groceries

Having a child diagnosed with cancer can put a lot of strain on a family’s finances, especially when one or more parents have to…

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4 November 2021

How this dad has coped with his son’s cancer diagnosis

For dads living through the emotional challenges of having a child with cancer, often the most powerful learning experience can come from connecting with…

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28 October 2021

Thank you to Dr Scott Macfarlane

After dedicating his career to the improvement of paediatric oncology in New Zealand, Child Cancer Foundation Life Member Dr Scott Macfarlane is hanging up…

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21 October 2021

Ensuring cancer doesn’t define your child

From very early on in life, our children are on a journey of forging their own unique sense of identity. For some kids a…

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14 October 2021

What does a play specialist do for children in hospital?

Throughout their experience with childhood cancer, whānau will cross paths with many healthcare professionals who are there to help in different areas. Today we’d…

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30 September 2021

Coping with guilt

One of the more surprising side-effects of parenthood is feeling guilty about a lot of stuff, a lot of the time. We can feel guilty that we’re not…

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23 September 2021

10 common questions kids ask about cancer and how to answer them

When a child is diagnosed with cancer their siblings, friends and classmates can find it difficult to understand, and they often have many questions.…

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13 September 2021

What happens when a child finishes treatment for cancer?

When a child successfully finishes their cancer treatment, it is not the end of the story. While they may not have any detectable cancer…

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